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Cannabis during pregnancy affects development of fetus
Cannabis during pregnancy affects development of fetus (January 28, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Austria - A new report published in EMBO Journal finds that cannabis exposure during pregnancy impairs fetal brain development. Researchers studied mice and human brain tissue, examining the effect that cannabis had on a fetus' brain development. They found that cannabis during pregnancy impaired development of cells in the cerebral cortex, the area of the brain responsible for cognitive function and memory formation.
 
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