New NIDA Study: THC Blood Levels Do Not Accurately Measure Intoxication

A new study from the National Institute on Drug Abuse has offered revealing information on the perceived correlation between cannabis consumption rates and THC blood concentration levels.Gloved-hands-with-blood-vial-300x200

Researchers examined the blood and plasma levels of both frequent and occasional cannabis consumers, before and after smoking. Frequent and occasional smokers resided on a closed research unit and smoked one 6.8% THC cannabis cigarette. Blood and plasma cannabinoids were quantified on admission (approximately 19 hours before), 1 hour before, and up to 15 times (0.5–30 hours) after smoking.

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