According to a new statistical study featured in the American Medical Association’s online journal, there has been an increase in the number of pregnant women consuming cannabis as compared to previous years. The study shows that the number of women choosing to use cannabis during their gestation period between 2016 and 2017 increased by 7 %. This study’s results vary significantly with the results of a previous study conducted between 2002 and 2003. According to the previous study, which used the same parameters, only 3% of women during this period opted to use cannabis.
In addition to this, the number of females who chose to consume cannabis during their first trimester has also gone up by 50%. Generally, the period between 2016 and 2017 saw the use of cannabis increase from 6% to 12 %. However, some of the results of the study are based on the consumption of cannabis