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4/20 safety


The annual 4/20 marijuana/cannabis event is approaching. If you choose to use, we urge you to follow these tips:

  • Wait at least 10 minutes to feel the effect of inhaled cannabis and at least one hour to feel the effects of edible cannabis products. 

  • Avoid driving 3 hours after inhaling or 6 hours after ingesting. Consuming cannabis may impair coordination and reaction time.

  • Avoid use under age 25 to reduce risk of these lasting, negative brain effects.

  • Cannabis should be kept out of reach of infants, children and pets to avoid accidental poisonings

  • Avoid  cannabis if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding

  • If you have had too much cannabis, try to remain calm, stay hydrated, and eat something.  Stay with friends in a safe place.  The effects will wear off. 

Learn more about cannabis 
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