Birth and early developmental screening outcomes associated with cannabis exposure during pregnancy

Kharbanda, E.O., Vazquez-Benitez, G., Kunin-Batson, A. et al. Birth and early developmental screening outcomes associated with cannabis exposure during pregnancy. J Perinatol (2020) doi:10.1038/s41372-019-0576-6 Abstract Objective To compare birth

UVic News: Double jeopardy: cannabis, alcohol and the brain

Medical Sciences December 12, 2019 – Jessica Skelton Cannabis, alcohol and the developing brain A new UVic study is looking at the potential effects of combining

Global News: More pregnant women are using cannabis despite its dangers, study

More pregnant women are using cannabis, research shows, despite warnings of its danger from health officials. According to a recent U.S. study, the number of women who

Observations on Cannabis Legalization in Canada / Observations sur la légalisation du cannabis au Canada

Observations on Cannabis Legalization in Canada The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addition (CCSA) conducts research, brings together knowledge and provides targeted materials to

Mom’s marijuana use may impair baby’s memory into adolescence

 Neuroscience News Summary: Many pregnant women are turning to marijuana to help curb morning sickness during early pregnancy. A new study reports maternal marijuana use may

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