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Taking Marinol Will It Effect Drug Testing

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if a person takes the drug marinol, without a prescription for it, and is then given a drug screen at work and fails for positive marijuana, is it at all possible for a lab to distinguish between the two with just a urine sample?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
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