New details emerge in 11-month-old Colorado boy's death linked to marijuana

For the doctors at the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the 11-month-old’s death was a puzzle.

He had been largely healthy for most of his young life, but his autopsy revealed that he died of myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle that is rare in a child so young. Making the condition even more puzzling, doctors tested for — and ruled out — the most common causes of myocarditis, such as an infection or an allergic reaction.

That left one possibility in the doctors’ minds as the most likely answer to the puzzle, but it was a mystery, too. Tests revealed that there was…

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