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Jan 15, 2020

Ryan G. Vandrey, PhD, is associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. His research focuses on the behavioral pharmacology of marijuana in adult research volunteers, clinical trials, web-based survey research, and patients using marijuana or cannabinoids for therapeutic purposes.


Key Points

  • Lay term for marijuana infused into a food stuff
  • Risk that people may eat something but not know it contains marijuana, especially children
  • Route of administration impacts drug effect
  • CBD (Epidiolex) has been shown to be safe for use by children. FDA has issued warning letters against false medical claims for unapproved CBD products.
  • Describes synthesis
  • Pet peeves

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