Smoking Pot Linked to Prematurity and Low Birth Weight

The rate of premature babies born to cannabis users is three times higher than those born to mothers who did not use the drug during the gestation period, the new research shows.

And these babies also had a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, hypertension, neurologic disability, and cardiovascular disease later in life.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4456352/Smoking-pot-TRIPLES-risk-premature-birth.html

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