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As more states legalize cannabis for medical or recreational purposes its use during pregnancy is increasing, along with the potential for abuse or dependence.
It might be that people prone to suicide turn to marijuana as a potential form of relief, rather than pot spurring them to suicidal thought and action, says Dr. Elie Aoun.
“I honestly find that most Americans do not think that cannabis can produce dependence, and so I think that’s the first step, knowing that there’s that potential,” says Margaret Haney, PhD
Source:US News & World ReportMarch 2, 2020
"There is a misperception that marijuana is benign," said Dr. Frances Levin.
- January 22, 2020
Researchers at Columbia University found that non-medical cannabis use—including frequent or problematic use—is significantly more common in adults with pain than in those without pain.