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

  title={Prenatal marijuana exposure and neonatal outcomes in Jamaica: an ethnographic study.},
  author={Melanie Creagan Dreher and K Nugent and Rebekah Hudgins},
  volume={93 2},
OBJECTIVE To identify neurobehavioral effects of prenatal marijuana exposure on neonates in rural Jamaica. DESIGN Ethnographic field studies and standardized neuro-behavior assessments during the neonatal period. SETTING Rural Jamaica in heavy-marijuana-using population. PARTICIPANTS Twenty-four Jamaican neonates exposed to marijuana prenatally and 20 nonexposed neonates. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS Exposed and nonexposed neonates were compared at 3 days and 1 month old, using the… 

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