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Marijuana and Acomplia: Complicating Pregnancies?

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By Robert Frederick, KWMU

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St. Louis, MO – Earlier this week, scientists announced that marijuana may complicate pregnancy.

It's science news that's got the attention of both sides of the abortion issue.

In St. Louis, the concern is that the news will spawn a new urban legend that smoking marijuana will cause an abortion.

Other links:

Journal of Clinical Investigation press release

Study regarding THC in mice

Commentary citing Acomplia

2005 Missouri law on aiding minors in getting an abortion

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