Testing Edible Marijuana Driver Impairment

Testing edible marijuana for driver impairment is the subject of new research published in AACC’s Clinical Chemistry. Although edible marijuana is becoming increasingly common there is little information on testing drivers following consumption.¬† This study evaluated the performance of roadside saliva tests¬† following consumption of edible tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Researchers observed that consumption of marijuana edibles […]

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Can Cannabinoids Remove Toxic Alzheimer’s Protein from Brain Cells?

A new study published in Aging and Mechanisms of Disease concluded they have found preliminary evidence that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and other compounds in marijuana can promote the cellular removal of amyloid beta, a toxic protein associated with Alxheimer’s disease. Researchers say that although these exploratory studies were conducted in neurons grown in the lab, they […]

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