Cannabis Poisoning Cases In Dogs On The Rise

The legalization of recreational cannabis in Oregon brought a significant increase in marijuana poisoning in animals, a more serious problem than it sounds.


Cannabis poisoning in dogs can leave them comatose and cause extreme nausea, among other things. Don't worry, though, this pup is just sleepy.nbsp;

Cannabis poisoning in dogs can leave them comatose and cause extreme nausea, among other things. Don’t worry, though, this pup is just sleepy. 

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Dr. Adam Stone, a veterinarian at Bend Veterinary Specialty Emergency Center, was working at a Portland animal hospital when recreational cannabis retail sales became legal.

“We saw more cases of marijuana toxicity in the first couple months of 2016 than we had in the previous year,” Stone, 31, said. “There was a pretty severe increase once

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