5 teenagers, 3-yr-old woman undergo from hashish negative effects: physician

“The legalization of cannabis has caused medical staff to work harder, especially psychiatrists and neurosurgeons, as many children and teenagers have begun to suffer from side effects,” Opass said.

Citing the Royal College of Paediatricians of Thailand, the six cases are:

• A 14-year-old male psychiatric patient in Bangkok suffered from “confusion and change in behavior” after smoking cannabis contained in tobacco without notice.

• A 17-year-old male in Phichit suffered from “confusion and auditory hallucination and became aggressive” after smoking the plant.

• Another 17-year-old male, in Nakhon Si Thammarat, suffered from “weight loss, drowsiness and dizziness” after smoking cannabis.

• A 16-year-old male in Bangkok suffered from “confusion and tried to use a knife to harm himself” after smoking the plant.

• A 3-year-old girl in Bangkok suffered from “dizziness” after consuming cannabis contained in cookies without notice.

• A 15-year-old male psychiatric patient in Bangkok suffered from “nausea, auditory hallucination and depression” after consuming cannabis contained in chocolate.