4/20 mayhem fills the ER

Thousands of revellers celebrated 4/20 Monday across the world, and, as usual, one of the biggest turnouts was in Vancouver.

The annual marijuana celebration took place in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery with a massive “smoke out” at 4:20 p.m.

But, this year, nearly 40 people were admitted to hospital for symptoms including nausea, dizziness and vomiting, reports CTV Vancouver.

Many of those taken to St. Paul’s Hospital are thought to have consumed edible pot products and some were even put on IVs or given a drug similar to Gravol.

Nearly 25,000 people took part in the rally, where vendors sold everything from pot popcorn to THC-laden lollipops.

– with files from CTV Vancouver


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