Washington County faces its first case of bleeding after synthetic cannabinoids


Washington County saw its first case of severe bleeding following the use of synthetic cannabinoids, according to the Washington County Health Department.

The Maryland Poison Center and the Maryland Department of Health are warning the public that a danger of bleeding could be linked to the use of synthetic cannabinoids, also known as synthetic marijuana.

The Washington County Health Department says this case of bleeding shows similar symptoms to the dozens of cases reported in Maryland. Clinical signs include bruising, nosebleeds, bleeding of gums, vomiting blood and more.

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