TORONTO, Ontario, Jan. 24, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – The impact of non-medical cannabis use in Canada has been the subject of much speculation and debate. There are still many uncertainties related to the health, social, and economic implications of cannabis legalization and regulation. A solid evidence base is needed for the ongoing development of the most effective policies, practices, and programs relating to the use of cannabis and its derivatives.
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DENVER, Jan. 18, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Recent evaluation results show that Colorado’s marijuana public education efforts have ensured more adults know the laws covering retail marijuana, more parents are planning to talk to their children about the risks of marijuana use, most young women know the danger of marijuana use during pregnancy and breastfeeding, and more young people know that using marijuana makes it harder to complete the tasks that help them reach their goals.
More pregnant women seem to be using pot — sometimes to ease the nausea of morning sickness or heightened anxiety — and a new study suggests that this slight rise in marijuana use is most pronounced among those younger in age.
In Nevada, state health officials are gearing up to launch a public information campaign to dissuade expectant mothers from using marijuana during pregnancy.
Marijuana use among pregnant women in the United States is on the rise. This is according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association on Dec. 19, 2016.
Marijuana has been legal in Washington state for several years. More people are using it, including pregnant mothers.
One of the few legitimate concerns people raise about legalizing marijuana is the impact it will have on public health. While we know that cannabis is not as dangerous as tobacco or alcohol, there are a lot of things we don’t know about cannabis; and it is worth the time and effort to understand as much as we can.