Legalizing marijuana will inevitably be a reality across the United States within the next 10 to 20 years, but what about men who use legal marijuana right now? Will legalized marijuana affect male fertility?
Although it is not legal to smoke the natural plant form of this substance in many states, there is a synthetic form available in pill form called Marinol (Dronabinol) that is legal in every state by prescription only.
The marijuana that kids and teens are using today is far stronger than
the marijuana on the streets four decades ago. That is the effect users are going for, but it is that same
effect that may be responsible for increased risk of pregnancy
Researchers at the University of Adelaide have completed an international study into possible risk factors for premature birth. Premature or preterm birth is considered one of the most avoidable pregnancy complications – in some cases.
There are many parents who admit to trying marijuana at least once
during their teenage years. While it may not seem like a big deal at the
time, smoking marijuana could have a long term effect that passes on to
Is marijuana use safe during pregnancy?
Is it safe?