Children more likely to start using pot at earlier age if mothers use drug: MacKillop also endorses Health Canada's admonition that pregnant and nursing women avoid using marijuana, since THC -- which is stored in fat tissue and over time leeches into the bloodstream -- can cross the placenta into the fetus and also make its way into breast milk. Kids who have inadvertently ingested cannabis can experience a number of adverse effects, including being disoriented, agitated and off-balance. I can feel my own compass, pointing me through the choices and the pressures and the noise. How to talk about pot with kids. All of it, behind us. How will it affect me?
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Kids exposed to pot through second-hand smoke or edibles at risk for adverse effects
Commercially produced cannabis edibles won't be legal in Canada until latebut they are readily available for purchase on the internet and in some illegally operating pot shops. How will it affect you? Boosting your levels of exercise may also improve your diet. Complete coverage on CTVNews. While getting lungfuls of second-hand pot smoke or vapour wouldn't necessarily make a child feel "high," it could make them feel dizzy and sick, said MacKillop, adding that the adverse effects would depend on how much they breathed in. Kids who have inadvertently ingested cannabis can experience a number of adverse effects, including being disoriented, agitated and off-balance.