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Marijuana and Vaping: Does Legal Mean Safe?

Marijuana is now legal in Illinois and sales are soaring, but experts say today’s marijuana is more potent than years ago and warn about increases in misuse and addiction. Vaping is considered by many to be a healthier alternative to cigarettes, but recent reports of illnesses and even deaths caused by vaping suggest otherwise.

Join Rush Copley Medical Group family medicine physician Maria Saavedra, MD, and emergency services trauma/pediatric quality coordinator Becky Kovack, MSN, MBA, RN, as they discuss the health risks of marijuana and vaping. Learn about marijuana and its effects on children and adults. See what vaping products look like and learn about side effects and serious impacts on the body.

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