Research suggests women more sensitive to THC than men

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According to research from the University of Toronto, women appear to be more susceptible to the effects of THC than men, something previous studies in animals have suggested. The study, published last year in the journal Psychopharmacology, included 91 human participants to examine the different ways men and women handle THC, the psychoactive compound found in marijuana. As a result, our understanding of human health and disease is biased towards males,” Matheson added. A 2014 study conducted on rats and led by Professor Rebecca Craft of Washington State University is an example of research supporting the notion that men are more tolerant of THC than women. So, I think the main take-away is that women may need a lower dose of THC to get to the same degree of intoxication as men,” according to Matheson.

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According to research from the University of Toronto, women appear to be more susceptible to the effects of THC than men, something previous studies in animals have suggested. 

The study, published last year in the journal Psychopharmacology, included 91 human participants to examine the different ways men and women handle THC, the psychoactive compound found in marijuana. 

The participants were given either a cannabis cigarette with a THC content of 12.5% or a placebo. The subjects were then tested for their cognitive performance, while the team observed their vital...

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