Contemplator QA Post Category: Cannabis

How could using cannabis harm a developing baby?

During pregnancy, the placenta and the umbilical cord connect to the developing baby. Drugs like cannabis can pass through the placenta and affect the baby. There is no safe amount of cannabis use while pregnant.  Not using cannabis is the safest choice when pregnant or trying to get pregnant. Developing babies exposed to cannabis are […]

Can using cannabis affect my ability to become pregnant or conceive a baby

Cannabis use is linked to testicular cancer, which could lead to infertility and/or low sperm count.  More research is needed to understand how cannabis affects reproductive health for people who could become pregnant. This does not mean there are no harms, it just means we don’t know enough about how cannabis affects reproductive health yet.  […]

What’s the risk of second-hand cannabis smoke?

Cannabis smoke, including second-hand cannabis smoke, is harmful.  It has many of the same harmful chemicals as tobacco smoke.  Some studies have shown second-hand cannabis smoke is even more toxic to cells in your body than tobacco smoke. There is no known safe level of exposure. If you are exposed to second-hand cannabis smoke in […]

What effect could cannabis have on my body?

Cannabis contains many different types of chemicals, however, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main active chemical in the cannabis plant that gives people who use it a ‘high’. THC affects brain areas that control memory, concentration and coordination. Cannabidiol (CBD) is an active chemical in the cannabis plant that can be used for medicinal purposes with […]