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Study of non-human primates shows cannabis use linked to ‘severe testicular shrinkage’

Scientists at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) say that non-human primates administered cannabis edibles daily experienced a significant adverse effect their fertility and reproductive health.

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“Our analysis of the collected samples found that THC use was associated with significant adverse impacts to the animals’ reproductive hormones,” reports Dr. Jamie Lo, the study’s senior author and an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology with the Oregon National Primate Research Center at OHSU.

These impacts included decreased testosterone levels and severe testicular shrinkage, Lo notes in an OHSU statement, adding that researchers observed a more than 50 per cent reduction in some subjects.

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