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‘Kids were left vomiting’ when cannabis farm went up in smoke

screen-shot-2016-09-21-at-9-48-22-am9/7/16--Kids were reportedly left vomiting in the street after a cannabis farm in Salford burst into flames. Locals insisted they had no idea cannabis was being grown in the area, and were “knocked sick” after inhaling the fumes. Read

Pot and pregnancy: no harm seen at birth, but many questions remain

screen-shot-2016-09-21-at-7-22-59-am9/8/16--A review and analysis of 31 previously published studies has found no independent connection between a mother's pot use and adverse birth events. But the doctors say that doesn't mean it's OK to partake. Read

Using pot while pregnant not tied to birth risks

screen-shot-2016-09-20-at-11-31-18-am9/8/16--Smoking marijuana during pregnancy doesn't appear to increase the risk of preterm birth or other harmful birth outcomes, a new review study suggests. Read

Many think marijuana causes little to no harm

substantially more people feel that using marijuana causes little to no harm. This study looked back at 12 years of data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, from 2002 to 2014, and found that more Americans reported they were using the drug and far fewer saw it as harmful. Read