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Marijuana for morning sickness? It’s not great for baby’s brain

Did you know that? 9 April 2019 | 0 Comments

With a growing number of states legalizing recreational or medical marijuana, more women are using the drug during pregnancy, in part due to its reported ability to relieve morning sickness. A new study, conducted in rats, sheds light on how cannabis exposure affects the brain of a developing fetus.

Combining opioids and marijuana may be advantageous for pain sufferers

Did you know that? 9 April 2019 | 0 Comments

Researchers report combining cannabinoids with morphine did not significantly increase impulsivity or memory impairment in a study conducted in rhesus monkeys. The findings suggest using opioids and marijuana together could offer a safe way to cut opioid dosage among patients suffering from pain and thereby reduce their risk of becoming addicted to opioids.