JACKSONVILLE, N.C. — The U.S. Military is warning in regards to the risks of vaping artificial cannabinoid oil after about 60 troopers and Marines in North Carolina and 33 troops in Utah skilled severe medical issues in January.
In a Monday public well being alert, the U.S. Military Public Well being Middle mentioned army personnel have suffered complications, nausea, vomiting, palpitations, dilated pupils, dizziness, agitation and seizures.
All these signs are related to artificial cannabinoids.
Two Marines have died in accidents blamed on artificial cannabinoid-induced seizures.
Military rules ban the usage of so-called CBD oil or any merchandise derived from marijuana, so some troopers are utilizing artificial alternative oil.
Public Well being Middle spokeswoman Chanel S. Weaver tells The Fayetteville Observer that stopping this development is a “prime precedence.”