Consuming Cannabis While Pregnant: The Jury is Still Out

More questions than answers from a new study out of The Netherlands.

Recent studies suggest that there could be differences in brain thickness between children who are exposed to cannabis and those who aren’t — but do these studies tell the whole story?

Across the pond, an hour south from Amsterdam, Dr. Hanan El Marroun, of Erasmus University Medical Center in The Netherlands has dedicated his work to researching one of the most overlooked aspects of cannabis use: consuming while pregnant. 

In the United States, research is limited as the federal government disallows medical testing with the exception of a single crop of outright shwag coming from the University of Mississippi—exactly where you don’t want your cannabis coming from. 

"This study is important because cannabis use during pregnancy is relatively common and we know very little about the potential consequences of cannabis exposure during pregnancy and...

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