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Cannabis and Breastfeeding

At this point, nine states and Washington, DC have legalized the use of recreational marijuana.  Another 30 states have legalized medical marijuana. The downstream effect of these changes has been a significant uptick in the use of cannabis among women of childbearing age.  According to data collected from the National Survey on Drug Use and… Read More »

Cannabis not proven in mental health: study

Australian researchers have found little evidence that medicinal cannabis can relieve mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression and psychosis. In a review of scientific studies that analysed the impact of medicinal cannabinoids on six mental health disorders, the researchers found “a lack of evidence for their effectiveness.” Their findings have important implications for countries such… Read More »