Garnering increasing attention in the media is a process of marijuana intake which relies on the use of butane to extract THC concentrate. Compared to the intoxication potency obtained during similar activities such as binge drinking, the Dr. and author of this article attempts to educate pediatrics and parents on both the dangers of intoxication and the extraction method utilized.
By GARY A. EMMETT, M.D., F.A.A.P. | June 15, 2014
A more harmful way of preparing marijuana known as “dabbing” appears to be quickly spreading among users, according to an opinion article released online today from Pediatrics. Dabbing is the inhalation of concentrated tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the primary intoxicant in marijuana – created through butane extraction.