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Spike In Synthetic Marijuana Overdoses Prompts Alert From Gov. Wolf

Spike in Synthetic Marijuana Overdoses Prompts Alert From Gov. Wolf

Spike in Synthetic Marijuana Overdoses Prompts Alert From Gov. Wolf

A spike of overdoses on synthetic marijuana in Lancaster County has prompted Gov. Tom Wolf to issue a warning that the problem might spread.

Utah Teen Denied Lung Transplant Due to Cannabis Use Has Died

Utah Teen Denied Lung Transplant Due to Cannabis Use Has Died

After being denied a lung transplant due to doctors finding THC in his blood stream, Utah teen Riley Hancey passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017. According to ABC4, the 19-year-old died after battling complications following a lung transplant.

University of Utah Hospital Denied Teen Transplant Due to Marijuana Use

University of Utah Hospital Denied Teen Transplant Due to Marijuana Use

A teenager in Utah was denied a life-saving organ transplant by the University of Utah Hospital after it was discovered that the teen had traces of THC in his blood stream.

Swedish Covenant Hospital Syringe

Swedish Covenant Wants to Dispense Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana will soon be legally distributed in Illinois, and officials at Swedish Covenant Hospital on Chicago’s North Side say their pharmacy deserves to be among the dispensaries.


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