25 Years Later, Jamaica Study Goes Viral

Published to little fanfare in 1994, a Pediatrics study in Jamaica—which found babies born to cannabis-using mothers were more alert and less irritable—is more popular than ever on social media.
 
More recent studies have linked cannabis use to adverse effects, like low birth weight.
 
Still, whether studies are old or new, the issue remains unsettled—even to top researchers on the topic:

“Those that say cannabis is safe during pregnancy do not really know. Those that say it is not (safe) do not know either,” says Henning Tiemeier of the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.
 
The Atlantic

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