With cannabis becoming mainstream as both legitimate consumer goods and a mainstream medical treatment, people are turning to marijuana to treat various conditions, from pain to sinusitis.

But when it comes to people that are more likely to be risk-sensitive, like pregnant women who are using it to relieve unpleasant symptoms such as nausea, pain, and general morning sickness, more caution is needed.

To that end, a recently published research paper in The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse revealed that pregnant women were roughly 4.6 times more likely to use cannabis in legalized areas than where only CBD is permitted. While the risks of cannabis use during the prenatal period are not entirely …

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