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Marijuana use does not lower chances of getting pregnant

Cannabis use, by men or women, does not appear to decrease a couple’s chances of getting pregnant. About 15 % of couples experience infertility. Infertility costs the US healthcare system more than $5 billion per year, and thus identifying modifiable risk factors for infertility, including recreational drug use, is of public health importance. Cannabis is (Read More)

Pregnant California women are using more and more marijuana; the risks are not completely understood

More women – especially younger women – are testing positive for marijuana use during pregnancy in northern California, according to a new study. Young women are testing positive for the use of marijuana during pregnancy in California. Marijuana use was particularly frequent among women younger than 24 but the rate of marijuana use for women (Read More)