Cannabis Use Reduces Risk of Domestic Violence in Married Couples, Finds Study

A new study published by the National Institute of Health has found that cannabis use reduces the risk of domestic violence in both men and women, with the smoking a jointrisk being lowest when both partners are consumers of the plant.

“Research on the association between marijuana use and intimate partner violence (IPV) has generated inconsistent findings, and has been primarily based on cross-sectional data”, claims researchers. “We examined whether husbands’ and wives’ marijuana use predicted both husbands’ and wives’ IPV perpetration over the first 9 years of marriage.”

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