Estrogen Renders Females More Sensitive to Pot

September 3, 2014 8:39 PM

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Estrogen Renders Females More Sensitive to Pot

High levels of estrogen may render females dependent on marijuana, a new study reveals.

The study found differences in tolerance levels of male and female rats to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychotropic component in cannabis. The findings of Washington State University researchers show that drug sensitivity is the highest during ovulation.

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