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Is the legalization of medical marijuana linked to rising birth rates?

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Researchers at the University of Connecticut say the legalization of medicinal marijuana is being linked to rising birth rates.

Related: 9 new medical marijuana dispensaries opening in Connecticut

Could the legalization of marijuana be linked to the rise in birth rates? Researchers believe so, and say it is because the drug leads to more risky behavior.

Related: Capitol Report: Legal pot, $15 minimum wage among Progressive Caucus agenda

Experts estimate it can account for an addition 16 children being born for every 10,000 women each year.

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