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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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Dr. Lawlor Discusses Research on Rare Genetic Muscular Disorder

Apr 22 - NBC-TV/Channel 4 reported on research being conducted by Dr. Michael Lawlor on Myotubular Mypathy, a rare genetic muscular disorder. WTMJ-TV

Dr. Jones Contributes to New York Times Article on Painkiller Use by Pregnant Women

Apr 22 - Dr. Cresta Jones contributes to a New York Times article on the surge in prescriptions for opioid painkillers for pregnant women. New York Times

Dr. Clarke Named Director of Research Commercialization

Apr 22 - MCW named Dr. William Clarke as Director of Research Commercialization in the Office of Technology Development. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Becker's Hospital Review

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