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Dr. Hillard Reports that “Contact High” from Marijuana Smoke is Psychological Phenomenon

In an article in Business Insider, Cecilia Hillard, PhD, (Neuroscience Research Center, Pharmacology and Toxicology) said that a “contact high” from exposure to marijuana  smoke is a psychological phenomenon. She explained that tetrahydrocannabinol, (THC) the active ingredient in marijuana, is trapped in the lungs; little residual THC is present in exhaled air.

http://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/did-cnn-reporter-really-experience-223600752.html

Business Insider, January 16, 2014

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Attorney’s legacy offers hope for other cancer patients

Aug. 8 - The Milwaukee Business Journal published an obituary for attorney John Hovel, a longtime supporter of MCW. Hovel and his wife Janis founded The Triumph Fund, which raises funds for MCW’s Clinical Trials Office. Milwaukee Business Journal

Shooters take aim at helping fight cancer

Aug. 21 - “Christopher’s Shoot Against Childhood Cancer,” an event founded in honor of a Delafield boy with brain cancer, netted more than $100,000 this year. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Becker’s Identifies 100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know

Aug. 21 - Becker’s Hospital Review identifies Integrated Health Network of Wisconsin as one of the nation’s 100 accountable care organizations to know. Becker's Hospital Review

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