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Women & Weed

By: Colleen Fisher Tully     March 5, 2020 A History of Cannabis and Women’s Health A trophy-shaped organ deserving of such a merit, the uterus does so much more than house developing humans.  This muscular organ has its own nervous system, unique networks of arteries and four kinds of ligaments. It sheds its inner lining-the endometrium-about every 28 days over 40-sh years (a.k.a periods).  It stretches to accommodate a growing fetus, contracts in active labour to push the baby out, then continues contracting to shrink back down to its original, fist-sized form. All of these feats of the uterus, while remarkable, involve pain-a lot of pain-and that’s assuming a healthy organ without complications.  But like the rest of the human...

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