With many parents using marijuana as medicine or for recreation, experts warn that research still suggests that secondhand smoke can lead to health problems if their children are exposed. To read more of our special report on Pot & Parenting, click here.
Doctors — and the general public, according to a new poll — frown on the use of marijuana by pregnant women, but some say it’s the only way they can get relief from symptoms associated with pregnancy and other medical conditions. To read more of our special report on Pot & Parenting, click here.
How should parents talk to kids about a drug that is already widely available and now losing the stigma of being illegal, especially now that is has grown increasingly stronger, and thus more risky, over the years? To read more of our special report on Pot & Parenting, click here.
Though many see marijuana as a “safe” drug of choice, the teen brain isn’t just an adult brain with fewer miles on it, doctors and scientists say. It’s a beta version — different, and still under construction.
Under Prop. 64, California courts can no longer rescind or restrict a parent’s custodial rights solely because they have recommendations for medical marijuana. Still, family law cases remain thorny, with experts unsure what impact the new protections will have.