WSU study: Women might be more sensitive to marijuana than men

September 3, 2014 9:33 PM

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The study is the first to examine how the genders react differently to THC, the active ingredient in marijuana.

The research found female rats are at least 30 percent more sensitive than males to THC. Pathology professor Rebecca Craft also found that female rats develop tolerance to the pain-relieving qualities of marijuana more quickly than males. That could make females more susceptible to side effects, suc...

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