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Does Thc Cross The Placenta
Yes: Yes, thc crosses the placenta. When pregnant women smoke marijuana, there is an increased risk for premature birth and lower birth weight, length and head circumference. Babies that are born prematurely or with low birth weight have higher rates of infant deaths, learning problems or other disabilities. ...Read more
Yes: These are available as a prescription item for physicians having the federal license to prescribe controlled substances. They are sold under the brand name marinol, usually for side effects of cancer chemotherapy and advanced cancer. The effect is generally considerably different than smoked marijuana. ...Read more
It's the active: Chemical in marijuana. Delta-9-Tetra-hydrocannabinol is the full chemical name, and it is the ingredient in marijuana that is primarily responsible for its psychoactive effects. It is a member of a broader group of chemical - cannabinoids- which have many actions in the body, including on the immune system, appetite and many other things. ...Read more
Mainly liver: Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is mainly metabolized in the liver through 2 phases: phase I - allylic and aliphatic hydroxylations, and oxidation producing equipotent metabolite 11-OH-THC by CPY 450 system (2C9, 2C19, 3A4), and inactive metabolite THC-COOH; phase II - conjugation with glucuronic acid. Since THC is lipophilic, it is seen in the urine in chronic users up to 30 days. No drug = no pain. ...Read more
Depends,: I am assuming the person you are kissing is a marijuana smoker. A quick kiss while holding your breath should be safe. Better still, advise your partner to get treated for the marijuana abuse, then, you can do some real kissing you can both enjoy. ...Read more
No: Thc does not directly block straterra, but it sure can create problematic symptoms like paranoia, disorientation, and psychosis. Sometimes these continue after you stop using the drug. Most people take straterra for focus and concentration, and thc is a hallucinogen that leads away from concentration. Why would you want to combine them? Not a good plan. ...Read more
Hard to find answer: I have looked hard to find an answer to this. The closest I came was one website that said that the detergent alone might not cut through the resin, but that the agitation of the laundry cycle may knock it out. My advice: stay away from it, especially if it is illegal in your jurisdiction and you are on parole for something already;). ...Read more
It doesn't: That's a sucker claim, actually a cruel prank to get up the hopes of someone who will go on to fail a THC test as they should. This isn't the place to debate the wisdom of the cannabis laws or the value of testing. Just don't trust "magic" vinegar to help you, and avoid cannabis if your future depends on testing negative. ...Read more
Urine drug screens test for metabolites of drugs and not the parent compound.
Putting vinegar directly into the urine cup may invalidate a initial screen read on the cup.
However the back up test is gas chromatography which identifies the exact chemical compound and is very difficult to confound. ...Read more
Thc urine mimics: Hemp seed oil, kidney disease, diabetes, liver disease and riboflavin, or b2, can be capable of causing a false positive result on a drug screen for marijuana. Documentation of the disease, or the pill bottle should be brought along to show to the laboratory staff during any drug testing. Marinol, nsaid's, protonix, (pantoprazole) can also cause false positives. ...Read more
Don't understand?: Are you asking how much urine has to be provided to have a valid test, or what the levels of thc have to be in urine to be detected? Both questions have variable answers, depending on which test is being used. Some tests require literally a drop of urine on a test strip for validity, others require a minimum of 10 cc. Some tests will detect as little as 5 ng/ml of thc, others report at 50 ng/ml. ...Read more
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