New research to be presented at the 2021 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition has found the breast milk of cannabis users does not harm the short-term health of premature infants.  

While the long-term effects of cannabis use in pregnancy are still unknown and it remains recommended not to use cannabis while pregnant, the study concluded that breast milk from THC-positive women had no negative impact on preterm babies before hospital discharge. 

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Hannah Adler

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