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Canadian scientists found that administering Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol to pregnant rats resulted in offspring having heart dysfunction

Scientists from Western University, Canada hypothesized that maternal exposure to Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC) during pregnancy will impair fetal development, leading to cardiac dysfunction in the offspring. Lee, K., Laviolette, S.R. & Hardy, D.B. Exposure to Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol during rat pregnancy leads to impaired cardiac dysfunction in postnatal life. Pediatr Res (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41390-021-01511-9 So they administered 3 mg/kg […]

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Using marijuana while pregnant might be harmful for fetus

Does it affect fetal heart development? A scientist named Gregory Robinson of the University of Western Ontario, Canada, announced he will publish an experimental paper on whether a heart deformity would occur after administration of THC or CBD to pregnant mice on December 31, 2022. Robinson, Gregory, “The Effects of Maternal Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol and Cannabidiol Exposure […]