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Prenatal marijuana exposure and neonatal outcomes in Jamaica: an ethnographic study.

Authors
  • Dreher, M C
  • Nugent, K
  • Hudgins, R
Type
Published Article
Journal
PEDIATRICS
Publisher
American Academy of Pediatrics
Publication Date
February 1994
Volume
93
Issue
2
Pages
254–260
Identifiers
PMID: 8121737
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

The absence of any differences between the exposed on nonexposed groups in the early neonatal period suggest that the better scores of exposed neonates at 1 month are traceable to the cultural positioning and social and economic characteristics of mothers using marijuana that select for the use of marijuana but also promote neonatal development.

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