March 17-23, 2019 is National Poison Prevention Week
Keeping Kids Safe Around Cannabis On October 17, 2018, cannabis became legal for sale across Canada. Although cannabis-infused food products aren’t yet legal, adults will be able to make their own food products using cannabis plant and oil. These may attract children and youth, and can pose a serious poisoning risk.
The May 2018 issue of the Oxford Academic Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health includes a report titled: Fad over fatality? The hazards of amber teething necklaces which details an Atlantic Canadian study of the strangulation risk of amber teething necklaces. To view this report, click here.