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Pregnant Women are Increasingly Using Marijuana Despite Negative Affects
May 24, 2017
The increasing acceptance of marijuana use is having one negative effect, usage by pregnant mothers suffering from morning sickness. According to a recent study by the Journal of the American Medical Association the rate of marijuana use by pregnant women has nearly doubled since 2002. Several published and ongoing studies describe the negative effects of marijuana use on children who's mother used marijuana while pregnant. These issues include low birth weight, anemia, and issues with impaired functions such as impulse control and visual memory.
Read more about the effects of marijuana use on pregnant mothers and their unborn children from the Washington Post here.
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