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Children are at a greater health risk for cannabis use. Early and frequent cannabis use is associated with poorer health outcomes. The adolescent brain continues to develop until the mid 20s and cannabis use should be avoided completely before this time. Cannabis smoke may also be an asthma trigger and lead to worsening symptoms, as well as for other lung diseases.
Second-hand smoke from cannabis has many of the same cancer-causing chemicals as smoke from tobacco. A smoke-free environment is safest and healthiest. Don’t allow smoking in your home or around your child.
What you can do to protect your children from cannabis: