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Is marijuana fat-soluble?

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April 15, 2009 11:57PM

In addition to being alcohol soluble, THC (the compound of interest in marijuana) is also fat soluble. This is a reason marijuana can be found using drug tests: THC accumulates in the fatty tissues over time. Popular extraction mediums include alcohol, butter, and milk. Erowid has a FAQ on eating cannabis that includes instructions for making butter: http://www.erowid.org/plants/cannabis/cannabis_faq_eat.shtml