The manifold actions of endocannabinoids on female and male reproductive events.

  title={The manifold actions of endocannabinoids on female and male reproductive events.},
  author={Monica Bari and Natalia Battista and Valentina Pirazzi and Mauro Maccarrone},
  journal={Frontiers in bioscience},
Epidemiological studies have highlighted the ever growing use of illegal drugs among teenagers. The negative effects of marijuana (a Cannabis sativa extract) on reproductive health are poorly known among young people, although chronic exposure to delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, the main psychoactive constituent of marijuana, impairs human reproductive potential by disrupting menstrual cycle, suppressing oogenesis and impairing embryo implantation and development, in women, and by increasing… 

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