The prevalence of using marijuana among mothers-to-be in California climbed…

“Pregnancy in adolescents has been linked to increases in behaviors such as drinking and marijuana use” – oh, excellent – drug use during pregnancy. I’m glad that, apparently, sub-par education wasn’t enough of a contributor to future debilitated generations …

The prevalence of using marijuana among mothers-to-be in California climbed from 4.2% to 7.1% between 2009 and 2016, new research finds.

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  1. “Prenatal marijuana exposure may also have a persistent negative effect throughout childhood on what researchers call higher-order thinking, which includes problem solving, memory, planning, attention, and controlling impulsivity. Some studies show lower academic scores in these children.”

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