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Here is why women should think twice before smoking marijuana

Despite a shortage of research on the topic, it’s been suggested that drugs affect men and women differently.

And because of the recent legalization of recreational marijuana in the US states of Colorado and Washington as well as medical marijuana in 23 other states, it’s now more important than ever that women understand how THC affects their body chemistry specifically.

Researchers at Washington State University have found evidence indicating that females may build up a tolerance to marijuana more easily than males do.

While it’s not entirely predictive, people with an increased tolerance of a drug are more likely to become addicted to it — which means women may want to think twice before matching a man joint for joint.

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/10/females-tolerance-marijua_n_5784022.html

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