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Females more sensitive to cannabis; males get munchies
September 3, 2014

By Becky Phillips, University Communications

Craft-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Smoking today’s concentrated pot might be risky business for women, according to new research from Washington State University. The study is the first to demonstrate sex differences in the development of tolerance to THC.

Biochemist pursues cause of chemical sensitivity
October 4, 2002

About 10 million people in the United States suffer from severe multiple chemical sensitivity. Symptoms — which may last for hours or days — include severe headaches, pain in joints and muscles, fatigue, dizziness and impaired thinking. Sufferers can be affected by such environments as air travel, the work place, their own home, the detergent aisle in the grocery store or close-quarter social events.The onset of this chronic condition can usually be traced to an exposure to certain chemicals. But why the initial exposure results in an often life-long, incurable condition has been a mystery. In an article published in the September 2002 issue of … » More …