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Why Are Marijuana-Related ER Visits Rising Dramatically? Marijuana-related ER visits are rising dramatically, and edibles are sparking concern as one of the main culprits. Here's everything you need to know.   Marijuana-related emergency room visits spiked in Colorado after the legalization of recreational use.   From 2012 to 2016, emergency room visits caused by marijuana use tripled.   That's according to a study by the University of Colorado School of Medicine published in March 2019.  The increase is, in a way, expected, Colorado was one of only two states to legalize recreational use. This drew people from all over the nation to partake.  The...

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