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Pot producers are pushing to clamp down on Delta-8 THC

Despite being almost chemically identical to outlawed forms of marijuana, Delta-8 has escaped widespread scrutiny and oversight. Despite being almost chemically identical to outlawed forms of marijuana, Delta-8 has escaped widespread scrutiny and oversight. A little-known substance derived from hemp is flying off the shelves of U.S. gas stations and smoke shops, offering users a

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UCSD Study: Docs Should Screen For Cannabis Use Disorder in Pregnant Women

Women diagnosed with cannabis use disorder had babies who were more likely to be born preterm, have a low birth weight and be small for their gestational age — all factors that can require greater or more intense medical care or presage later health issues. https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/ucsd-study-docs-should-screen-for-cannabis-use-disorder-in-pregnant-women/2584996/

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Cannabis can alter male sperm DNA changes associated with autism

Parental cannabis use has been associated with adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes in offspring, but how such phenotypes are transmitted is largely unknown. Using reduced representation bisulphite sequencing (RRBS), we recently demonstrated that cannabis use is associated with widespread DNA methylation changes in human and rat sperm. Discs-Large Associated Protein 2 (DLGAP2), involved in synapse organization, neuronal

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