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The Effect of Cannabis on Pregnant Women & Newborns

http://altering-perspectives.com/

It’s almost too taboo to discuss: pregnant women & marijuana. It’s a dirty little secret for women, particularly during the harrowing first trimester, who turn to cannabis for relief from nausea and stress.

Pregnant women in Jamaica use marijuana regularly to relieve nausea, as well as to relieve stress and depression, often in the form of a tea or tonic.

In the late 1960s, grad student Melanie Dreher was chosen by her professors to perform an ethnographic study on marijuana use in Jamaica to observe and document its usage and its consequences among pregnant women...

...The profile identifies the baby’s strengths, adaptive responses and possible vulnerabilities. The researchers continued to evaluate the children from the study up to 5 years old. The results showed no negative impact on the children, on the contrary they seemed to excel.

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see also 'Stoned Kids'

http://www.dailypaul.com/318220/stoned-kids-vice

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The Safety of Childhood Cannabis Use

"Cannabis and kids – the connection scares people. As a doctor who has personally witnessed countless health successes among my ranks of patients who medicate with marijuana, I can testify to the healing power of the plant. In an age of such physical, mental and societal imbalance, many believe this herbal key to human homeostasis promises to revolutionize our diseased world as we know it. This, of course, threatens a wide cross-section of individuals, not the least of which those who find themselves in positions of “power” in aforementioned diseased world, and so we are bombarded with propaganda declaring pot as a dangerous and addicting menace to society. While most of these declarations, even those purporting to be backed by science, fall flat on their face to most as strained attempts to keep down the beach ball of truth (that cannabis is a powerfully effective and relatively safe herbal remedy), those concerning how cannabis might impact childhood development seem to invoke the highest degree of caution. Should parents be worried about their kids using cannabis? Are children harmed directly from cannabis use? How does maternal cannabis use effect the unborn or nursing child? How does childhood use of cannabis effect mental and physical development? I believe that simply asking these kinds of questions is a healthy first step in responsibly approaching this often emotionally loaded subject..."

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No that seems dumb

Yeah Jamaica, the epitome of progress. It's ok guys marijuana for unborn children is not a conspiracy theory....maybe it's just a dumb idea. Mothers smoking, ingesting or otherwise is not good for an unborn baby and if it is such a small amount..why not go with chamommile. I have smoked pot and giving it to a fetus seems like a bad idea. Not buying it. Even with your Internet article.

Thanks for your dumb opinion.

This toke's for you.

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baby bump...

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I'm not at all surprised...

As usual, a scientific study yielding the wrong answer is suppressed by the cultural engineers to further perpetuate the “War on Drugs” for the “collective good” of the remaining robots of a once great “Republic”, now the mere resemblance of a “democracy” dressed in corporate clothing and held together by an ever growing police state that imprisons more people per capita than any country on Earth!

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery; none but ourselves can free our minds. - Bob Marley

just more lies,,,

if the cannabis plant is a medicine, then it's safe for people of all ages (ie. including children)

You are free to explain to us

You are free to explain to us all what makes marijuana unsafe, as apposed to let's say, alcohol, tobacco, Prozac, aspirin.

You may just want to do your research on the topic before you make accusations based on nothingness. If you haven't learned yet, by being on the DP, the government is keen on lying to you about anything for any reason.

FDA Medicines

are not safe for people of all ages. Invalid argument.

What the FDA largely calls medicine is harmful...

and is actually poison, not medicine. They either cover up symptoms or create so many side-effects that the original condition is forgotten... or so it seems.

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We live in a Matrix of deception...

We live in a Matrix of deception that encourages parents to follow directives from doctors and teachers to chronically administer to their children FDA “approved” psychoactive pharmaceuticals for the purposes of insuring that their children’s “abnormal behavior” is controlled during their state mandated conditioning (known as education) to become “good” adult workers, with complete disregard for the possible negative effects these drugs will have on adolescent brain development.

The FDA is already aware of significant risks associated with first and second-generation antipsychotics, including weight gain, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, movement disorders, hyperprolactinemia, and cardiovascular adverse effects in adults. Yet, the they DO NOTHING to prevent these drugs from being now routinely prescribed to children.

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery; none but ourselves can free our minds. - Bob Marley

But wait! The plot thickens...

Cannabinoids found in breast milk:

http://primalhealthnews.com/cannabinoids-occur-naturally-in-...

Revelations 2:22

It flowed down the center of the main street. On each side of the river grew a tree of life, bearing twelve crops of fruit, with a fresh crop each month. The leaves were used for medicine to heal the nations.

Guess how long it takes to grow a plant to maturity using indoor growing techniques? And guess about how many flowering 'nugs' you get per plan?

Yeah.

We all share this eternally evolving present moment- The past and future only exist as inconsequential mental fabrications.

I thought you had an awesome post...

...until I fact-checked (like always). I'm in favor of the idea of this entire thread, but lying isn't the way to convince others.

Revelation 2:22

King James Version (KJV)

22 Behold, I will cast her into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her into great tribulation, except they repent of their deeds.

I don't care what version of the Bible you have, it does not say what you said it says.

He didn't lie

He put the colon in the wrong spot. It's Revelations 22:2

When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign: that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. ~J. Swift

Thank you

For pointing that out. My mistake. Excellent post, in that case. :P

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Imagine that?

They suppressed the findings.

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Awesome stuff!

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