The debate is on about smoking during pregnancy. But what about smoking dagga? An analysis of urine samples from roughly 300 000 California women finds that more than 7% used marijuana while pregnant.
1.2 Million persons have been killed since the legalisation of abortion in 1996. This number is a concern as it is a lot more than the 34-people killed at Marikana.
90 000 abortions were performed at state hospitals in 2013, up by 20 000 from 2012 ("Teenage Abortion Numbers Shoot Up", The Times, 6 August 2014).