University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers have identified the molecular mechanism activated by the presence of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) — the ingredient that causes people to feel the euphoria or “high” associated with cannabis — in the bloodstream that accelerates cancer growth in patients with human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
CDC Health Alert Network Advisory: Increases in Availability of Cannabis Products Containing Delta-8 THC and Reported Cases of Adverse Events
The CDC Health Alert Network (HAN) issued an advisory on September 14, 2021 on Delta-8 THC and adverse drug events. Detla 8 is a synthetic drug made in a lab that has a chemistry similar to the Delta-9 THC found in the cannabis plant. Delta 8 does not appear on standard urine drug tests. To