It’s no secret that cannabis is widely utilized for its medicinal properties. Today, people across the country use cannabis to treat a range of conditions. Despite this, there are still questions about the long-term effects of medicinal cannabis use on certain demographics, specifically by mothers. People question whether a mother’s cannabis consumption affects breast milk, the fetus, stunts growth, or causes developmental disorders. Some even doubt a mother’s ability to care for her child if she’s consuming cannabis.
Even though the stigma around cannabis consumption is slowly but surely declining, we must provide certain groups with extra support to get the most out of their experience with the product.