Tips for Parents

As a parent, there are some things you should know about cannabis. Cannabis is used in different ways and it’s important to understand what’s out there. Cannabis consumption has changed a lot, keeping up with the different methods of use can help you to talk with your child about choosing not to use.

Methods of Consumption

  • Smoking

  • Vaping

  • Dabbing/Hash Oil

  • Edibles

  • Topicals

Commonly Used Components of Cannabis

  • THC

  • CBD

Accidental Ingestion

If your child eats or drinks cannabis, they may need immediate medical help. Some symptoms to look out for include: problems walking or sitting up, difficulty breathing, and becoming sleepy. If a child may have eaten cannabis, call the poison control hotline, 1-800-222-1222, or 911 if it’s an emergency.