In this syndrome, persistent nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain can occur in people who have previously smoked marijuana long-term (six months or more). Dehydration, electrolyte disturbance, and acute kidney failure can occur. Researchers think it is much more common in the U.S. than previously thought, especially with continued legalization of recreational marijuana.

This means, if you drink and take CBD oil, the CBD oil will hit you with stronger affects and make you more sedated. It’s always recommended to wait at least 4 to 6 hours before drinking after you take CBD oil products, so this doesn’t happen.

These include attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; mental health problems, such as depression or anxiety; alcohol or drug misuse; and problems staying employed or in school. One of the main concerns of drinking alcohol during pregnancy is that it can lead to fetal alcohol syndrome in the child. Because no research has determined a specific amount of alcohol that causes fetal alcohol syndrome, pregnant women should avoid all alcohol. Consumer Updates, also strongly advises against the use of CBD, THC, and marijuana in any form when pregnant or while breastfeeding.

The NIH says that heavy drinking can affect the body’s calcium levels, which are important to maintaining strong bones. Certain hormones that men (testosterone) and women (estrogen) produce assist in maintaining strong bones through the production of osteoblasts and other bone-supporting cells. Alcohol can negatively affect the levels of testosterone and estrogen in men and women, thus affecting the strength of bone in the body. In the case of alcoholic cardiomyopathy, it’s been shown that abstinence from alcohol can reduce the risk of cardiac death. Drinking alcohol throughout your life can cause a slew of health issues, particularly when you abuse it as you age.

In the past, the use of CBD was only limited to ingestion in the form of oils or tinctures. Now that people are finding more creative ways to take CBD, their confidence has been boosted by several scientific studies that prove the health benefits of CBD. Since the majority of people who depend upon alcohol to “get high” can transfer those sensations to pot because they already smoke, this is an easy choice. The transition can be quite smooth, and significantly cheaper than liquor and alcoholism in the long run.

"However, our research does not address heavy users, the elderly, or those with pre-existing chronic kidney disease," Mittleman said in a Harvard news release. Levels of microalbuminuria, which is a marker for kidney disease were checked by researchers, and they found no association between past or current cannabis use and worsened kidney function or disease.

Other than one prescription drug product to treat two rare, severe forms of epilepsy, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved any other CBD products, and there is very limited available information about CBD, including about its effects on the body. Given the lack of information on the use of marijuana, its cannabinoids, and CBD oil during pregnancy, experts advise pregnant women to refrain from using CBD and any cannabis products during pregnancy.