In our 2015 general election manifesto (pp.7,8) we covered the issue of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome. FAS is the leading known cause of intellectual disability in the Western world. Women knowingly risk harming their unborn children, and face no legal consequences.
Much is known about the impact on foetuses of women smoking during pregnancy – the Wiki page is here – and now we turn to cannabis, and an International Business Times piece – here. Cannabis is the drug most commonly found in the umbilical cords of foetuses which don’t survive.