The self-proclaimed “King of Cannabis,” Tick Segerblom, rules Nevada’s pot policy and uses another kind of green – money – to get the Wild West on the cannabis caboose. Jenny Kane, [email protected]
Scientists are still struggling to pin down how long it takes THC, the compound in cannabis that most actively promotes a high, is detectable in a person’s body.(Photo: Doug Hood )
Suppose you smoke a joint.
Suppose you’re abruptly scheduled for a test upon which your career depends.
When is it appropriate to panic?
Scientists are still struggling to pin down the metabolic timetables for THC, the compound in cannabis that most actively promotes a high.
Unlike alcohol, THC’s presence in the bloodstream is not a consistently good indicator for intoxication, Vermont Health Commissioner Mark Levine tells us, because about 75 percent percent of it is gone after a half hour — well before a high has diminished.
About 90 percent of THC in the bloodstream vanishes after an hour