Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) and abortion.

@article{Merzouki2000HempS,
  title={Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) and abortion.},
  author={Abderrahmane Merzouki and F Ed-derfoufi and Joaqu{\'i}n Molero Mesa},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2000},
  volume={73 3},
  pages={
          501-3
        }
}
The correspondence of Zias et al. (1993), related the finding of carbonized matter containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the primary psychoactive component of marijuana, in the abdomen of an adolescent girl who apparently died in childbirth around 400 AD. The researchers’s hypothesis was that Cannabis was administered to women in child birth to relieve pains and increase uterine contractions because at this time assisting women in labour by physicians was prohibited. Prioreschi and Babin (1993… CONTINUE READING
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