High-Potency and Synthetic Marijuana Can Harm Developing Embryo’s Brain

The Journal of Drug Testing and Analysis recently released a new study, conducted by researchers at Texas A&M, concluding that high potency and synthetic marijuana can harm embryos. High potency marijuana and its synthetic counterpart, commonly referred to as “spice” or “K2”, can harm an embryo’s brain as early as two weeks after conception. While many women are aware of the effects of alcohol, many women are unaware of the effects of marijuana on a developing fetus. Exposure to these types of marijuana in utero can lead to ADHD, memory problems, and learning disorders in children.

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