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Will topical Marijuana use test positive in drug test? The

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Will topical Marijuana use test positive in drug test? The marijuana is mixed in green rubbing alcohol and applied on my knee.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Vakul Aren replied 8 years ago.
Dear egonzo,
Hello.The effect of alcohol and marihuana mix local application in muscle and joint pain is well known.In fact a few patents are pending approval in the US.Though there may be minimal absorption if the marijuana is steeped in the alcohol for 2 weeks,the amount absorbed will be minimal/negligible.There are no detailed reports about this in literature.It should probably not show up on drug tests
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