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Is pot safe when pregnant? Study seeks answer, draws critics

Updated : August 08, 2019 12:03 PM IST

There's no proof that cannabis can relieve morning sickness, and mainstream medicine advises against use in pregnancy because of studies suggesting it might cause premature birth, low birth weight and infant's brain deficits.
Scientist Natalia Kleinhans is leading the University of Washington's study, aiming to recruit 35 pregnant marijuana users and 35 pregnant women who didn't use pot.
Is pot safe when pregnant? Study seeks answer, draws critics
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