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Table 3 Cannabis intoxication criteriaa

From: The emergency department care of the cannabis and synthetic cannabinoid patient: a narrative review

The DSM-V defines cannabis intoxication as:
1. Recent cannabis usage
2. Significant behavioral or psychological change that occurs during or immediately after cannabis use
3. Two or more of the following findings occurring within 2 hours of usage and not attributable to another cause: tachycardia, conjunctival injection, dry mouth, increased appetite
Note: Intoxication can occur with or without perceptual disturbances
  1. aTable adapted from American Psychiatric Association: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition. Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Association, 2013