Fake Weed, Real Problems: Coagulopathy and Synthetic Cannabinoids in Wisconsin

Presented by:
Erica Wilson, MD, MPH
Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer
Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health
Wisconsin Division of Public Health

Since March, there have been over 250 cases of brodifacoum (a long-acting anticoagulant rodenticide) poisoning related to synthetic cannabinoid use nationally. Wisconsin has had over 80 cases. The presentation will present an overview of the outbreak as well as a discussion of some of the challenges when investigating an outbreak related to synthetic cannabinoid use.

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm, 1335 Health Sciences Learning Center

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This post was authored by Rosalind Bendix-Lewis on 11/29/2018.