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Marijuana for sale kept in jars for customers to sample smells at a recreational marijuana store in Aurora, Colorado. (Brennan Linsley/AP)
Marijuana for sale kept in jars for customers to sample smells at a recreational marijuana store in Aurora, Colorado. (Brennan Linsley/AP)
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The number of children being hospitalized for accidental exposure to marijuana has spiked since 2014, when recreational marijuana hit the market. That is according to a study published this week in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Dr. Sam Wang, lead author of the study, about its findings.

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Dr. Sam Wang, doctor and medical toxicologist at the department of pediatrics at the Children's Hospital in Colorado and assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado.

This segment aired on July 28, 2016.

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