Study: Maternal Cannabis Use Not Associated With Adverse Neurodevelopment

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MARYLAND: Cannabis exposure in utero is not associated with any significant, long-lasting adverse outcomes in offspring, according to a scientific review published online ahead of print in the journal Preventive Medicine. A pair of researchers from the University of Maryland, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and the Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Psychiatry reviewed four Read the full article…

National Organizations Release Formal Recommendations On Marijuana Use During Pregnancy

The legalization of recreational marijuana has led national medical organizations to release formal recommendations on the use as they may affect pregnant women and mothers.

COLORADO:  The legalization of recreational marijuana in states including Colorado has led national medical organizations to release formal recommendations on the use of the drug, specifically as they may affect pregnant women and mothers. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists released a statement in June denouncing the use of marijuana by pregnant or breastfeeding mothers, and Read the full article…

Smoking marijuana While Pregnant? Colorado Rejects Pot Shop Warning Signs Plan

Lawmakers rejected a bill that would have required dispensaries to post signs warning about "dangers to fetuses caused by smoking or ingesting marijuana while pregnant.

COLORADO:  Colorado lawmakers struggling to make sense of incomplete scientific evidence about marijuana use by pregnant and nursing women have scrapped a bill to add warnings in pot shops about maternal marijuana use. Lawmakers rejected a bill that would have required dispensaries to post signs warning about “dangers to fetuses caused by smoking or ingesting Read the full article…