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How Does Cannabis Affect Birth Control?

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), between 2015 and 2017, 64.9% of women in the US were using some sort of birth control. With increasing numbers of women using cannabis, many some wonder whether and how the plant, and its products, affect female fertility. 

As of yet, there have been few, if any, studies on how cannabis affects birth control methods. However, there is some research that suggests that, due to cannabis’s effects on other aspects of a person’s physiology, it might affect the efficacy of some birth control ...