Medical research has confirmed that the body’s endocannabinoid system is a finely regulated and highly complex system which is involved in the detailed regulation of essentially all body systems including the brain and cardiovascular systems and stem cell niches.  

Studies have shown that the rate of use of cannabis by expecting mothers closely parallels that in the wider community.  In fact given the long half-life of cannabis in tissues even were a maternal habitual smoker to stop when she discovered her pregnancy, her infant would continue to be exposed to her on-board cannabinoid load for several months afterwards during critical periods of organogenesis.  And other studies show that the father’s cannabis use is even more damaging than the mothers’.

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