ALFRED E. CHANG, M.D.
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To the editor: I would like to make a correction to an article on delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) used as an antiemetic in cancer patients receiving high-dose methotrexate (1). This correction is in addition to the one cited in the May issue (2).
In the Methods section the active cigarettes were described as being prepared from placebo cigarettes by injection of THC through a spinal needle; each weighed 900 mg and contained 1.93% THC (about 17.4 mg). I have subsequently been told that the active cigarettes were actually natural marijuana cigarettes with the above mentioned content of THC. This correction does not
CHANG AE. Correction: Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol in Experimental Cigarettes. Ann Intern Med. ;103:309. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-103-2-309_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;103(2):309.
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