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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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Woman Travels from Oklahoma to Contribute Stem Cells to Brother

July 22 - Fox-TV/Channel 6 reports on an Oklahoma woman who traveled to Milwaukee to donate stem cells to her brother, who is being treated for leukemia. Fox 6 Now

Golf Outing Supports Blood Cancer and Transplant Research

July 22 - The Drive for a Cure golf benefit, which supports MCW blood cancer and transplant research, was held July 14 the Westmoor Country Club. On Milwaukee

Journal Sentinel Article on Gross Anatomy Course Receives National Recognition

July 22 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Mark Johnson won the third-place award in the Best American Newspaper Narrative Contest for “The Course of Their Lives,” a story that followed a group of MCW first-year students through their gross anatomy course. Johnson's story also was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for feature writing. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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