Smoking cannabis ‘doubles risk of pregnant women giving birth to their babies prematurely’

Doctors have warned women not to smoke cannabis during pregnancy after a landmark study found those who do face double the average risk of going into labour prematurely.

The news comes despite a growing belief among young people that cannabis is harmless because it is ‘natural’ and may have medicinal properties.

In the US, cannabis ‘dispensaries’ even recommend the drug to combat morning sickness.

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