Marijuana

Marijuana

A nasty – and really severe – marijuana side effect is helped by hot showers, doctors say

By the time Thomas Hodorowski made the connection between his marijuana habit and the bouts of pain and vomiting that left him incapacitated every few weeks, he had been to the emergency room dozens of times, tried anti-nausea drugs, anti-anxiety medications and antidepressants, endured an upper endoscopy procedure and two colonoscopies, seen a psychiatrist and had his appendix and gallbladder removed.

Take a tour of the Quest Diagnostics laboratory in west Olympia

Drug testing companies, including Quest Diagnostics, use urine tests that seek evidence of past marijuana use — carboxy THC.