National Organizations Release Formal Recommendations On Marijuana Use During Pregnancy

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…

‘Prince Of Pot’ Website Recommends Marijuana For Pregnant Women

CANADA:  Marc Emery‘s online magazine, Cannabis Culture, encourages marijuana use during pregnancy for relief of nausea, loss of appetite and to help get emotions under control. “Most studies say cannabis is perfectly safe during pregnancy, but it’s controversial, of course,” said Jodie Emery, Marc’s wife, a well-known marijuana activist who failed in her attempt to Read the full article…

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

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…