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More women using cannabis daily before and during pregnancy, research finds

The number of women using cannabis in the year before they get pregnant and early in their pregnancies is increasing, and their frequency of use is also rising, according to new data from Kaiser Permanente. The research, published July 19, 2019, in JAMA Network Open, examined self-reported cannabis use among 276,991 pregnant women (representing 367,403… Read More »

In Brief: Increased Use of Cannabis During Pregnancy, But Little Data on Reproductive Safety

Despite decreasing rates of alcohol and tobacco use during pregnancy, the use of cannabis use during pregnancy is on the rise.  According to data collected from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the use of cannabis in pregnant women aged 18 to 44 years rose from 2.37% in 2002 to 3.85% in 2014… Read More »

Cannabis May Help Protect the Liver From Alcohol Damage

A new study on cannabis and alcohol suggests using both drugs together may have an unexpected health benefit—namely, that using marijuana may help protect the liver from alcohol-related damage, HealthLine reports. The study, which looked at about 320,000 people with a history of both misusing alcohol and using cannabis, was conducted at the University of… Read More »