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Cannabis use during pregnancy

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: The large health care system Kaiser Permanente Northern California provides universal screening for prenatal cannabis use in women during pregnancy by self-report and urine toxicology testing. This observational study used data to examine the association of depression, anxiety, and trauma diagnoses and symptoms with cannabis use by women during pregnancy.

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Authors: Kelly C. Young-Wolff, Ph.D., M.P.H., of Kaiser Permanente Northern California in Oakland, is the corresponding author.


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