Marijuana use during pregnancy exposes mom and baby to health risks Brooklyn Reader December 1, 2015 By Brooklyn Reader December 1, 2015, 6:33 am Click here to view original web page at medicalxpress.com With the recent legalization of both medical and now recreational cannabis in states such as Colorado and Washington, marijuana consumption is seen by many as more socially acceptable and its use during pregnancy is steadily increasing. Approximately 10% of women in the United States use marijuana while pregnant. Exposure […] Want to write for us? We're looking for interns and experienced writers! Go here for more information.