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Marijuana during prenatal OUD treatment increases premature birth

Key clinical point: Warn pregnant women being treated for opioid use disorder to stay away from marijuana.

Major finding: Marijuana use more than doubled the risk of prematurity and low birth weight.

Study details: Review of 2,375 opioid-exposed pregnancies at six hospitals

Disclosures: There was no industry funding for the work, and the lead investigator had no disclosures.

Citation:

REPORTING FROM PAS 2019