Published: June 12, 2020

cinnamon bidwell and kent hutchisonCU Psychology and Neuroscience Assistant Professor Cinnamon Bidwell (Clinical) and Professor Kent Hutchison (Behavioral Neuroscience) were in the news, getting interviewed for an article in CU Boulder Today about a recent publication regarding the effects of consuming high-concentration marijuana derivatives vs. conventional marjiuana products. Professor Hutchison was also interviewed for an article in Forbes. The research, published in JAMA Psychiatry, showed that while the high-concentration products boosted blood levels of THC much higher than regular products, the impairment as measured by both self report and various psychomotor and cognitive tests was the same. Read more about this research and its implications in the CU Boulder Today article, the Forbes article, or the original JAMA Psychiatry article.