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U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory: Marijuana Use and the Developing Brain

Updated: Sep 27, 2020

This Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) article discusses use of marijuana during pregnancy and the negative effects on fetus development. The article notes that many retail dispensaries recommend cannabis to pregnant women to treat morning sickness. Marijuana has a high use among adolescents. The article discusses how cannabis can negatively impact developing brains, including memory and learning impairment.


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