November 7, 2009 – Imagine, if you will, a dream-universe where every moment is idle, floaty, warm and comforting. And smells kind of like hippies. Someday, that fantasy-world could be more 217411-main_Full-1than just the average day in a stoner’s basement: fetuses might be tripping in a THC womb, if researchers at the University of Victoria have their way.

In a study done in 2006, but republished this November in the Journal of Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, a research team set out to determine whether medical cannabis could help expectant moms with symptoms of morning sickness. They polled a group of 84 women who used medicinal cannabis, of whom 79 had already been pregnant. In fact, of those 79, 65 percent had used cannabis for pain relief during the pregnancy (but let’s not kid ourselves – the study was done in B.C.). A whopping 97 percent of the pregnant THC-lovers said the drug was “extremely effective” at treating nausea and vomiting.

This is excellent news for me, and thousands of other young women who are very reluctant to consider carrying a baby if it’s accompanied by nine months illness or discomfort. And hell, if I’m going to gain pregnancy pounds, I might as well do it with Doritos and cereal by the boxful.

Of course, as I mentioned earlier, this study was done in British Columbia. Which, growing up in Canada, I can attest to as the North American marijuana mecca. So if you want to ride out your pregnancy in style and comfort, ladies, venture north: we’ve got fields of anti-nausea medication selling at competitive, Canadian rates. By Katie Drummond. Source.