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So you’ve got a pressing question that you need an answer for and no one seems to be able to provide the response you need. How long does weed stay in your urine? There are a number of factors to consider in the answer to that question which we will explore. But first we need to really understand what it is about weed that shows up in a drug test.

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How Long Does Weed Stay In Your Urine?

So you’ve got a pressing question that you need an answer for and no one seems to be able to provide the response you need. How long does weed stay in your urine? There are a number of factors to consider in the answer to that question which we will explore. But first we need to really understand what it is about weed that shows up in a drug test.

What Is THC?

Given that you are here to find the answer to your question ‘How long does weed stay in your urine?’ you probably already know quite a bit about THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and it’s effects. THC, a cannabinoid, has a long history and has had a place in society for a lot  longer than it has been identified as a problem by some Governments and become the focal point for control, and in some cases, attempts at eradication.

Cannabinoids potentially number in the hundreds with THC being the most widely known at this point. The isolation of THC as achieved by Raphael Mechoulam in 1964, in Israel, was the birthplace of cannabis research and has branched out into much further fields than Raphael may have envisaged.

Cannabinoids are understood to be a part of the constitutive natural, or biotic, defense systems of the plants they are found in. Similar to the sting on some arachnids and insects, or the bright colours on some animals that visually express ‘danger’ to predators, cannabinoids are believed to help the plants fend off herbivores, parasites and pests.

Although cannabinoids are believed to not play a primary role with regard to photosynthetic and metabolic activities in the function of the plant, when you consider that they are understood to be a part of the defense system, they are a very close second in that they play a part in the survival of the species.

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How does THC affect the brain?

THC as a cannabinoid connects very easily with the cannabinoid receptors found primarily in the human brain. Cannabinoid receptors normally interact with the body’s naturally produced cannabinoids, which THC is extremely similar to as a molecular structure. This results in the present THC entering in the place of the body’s natural chemicals and interfering with how the brain functions.

The human body naturally produces in the cannabinoid system what are called endocannabinoids (chemicals such as anandamide and 2-arachidonoylglycerol) which play specific roles in how we function. Endocannabinoids are involved in a number of psychological processes including mood, memory, sensation (pleasure and pain), and appetite.

What happens is the brain passes messages from neuron to neuron through connections between what are known as transmitters and receptors.

Imagine that the neurons in your brain are separated from each other  by a gap, a bit like two Bluetooth devices, say a mobile phone and a car radio. When there is interference between the two devices in the signal being sent and received, the transmission is not stable and the connection can be dropped, or the message lost. 

THC attaches to the cannabinoid receptors instead of anandamide and 2-arachidonoylglycerol and causes the transmission of the messages from neuron to neuron to be interfered with, effectively changing the behavior of the neurons and the outcome of the messages being sent and received. 

Other species, such as birds, reptiles, fish and mammals also have cannabinoid receptors. When THC binds to a cannabinoid receptor the relationship is a lot like that between a key and a lock.

You may be thinking that the cannabinoid receptors are exclusively designed to work with cannabinoids, like THC. When you look at the words cannabinoids and cannabinoid receptors and their being seemingly intuitively connected through their similarity that is understandable, however, that actually is not the case.

How long does THC stay in the body?

The logical connection between the question ‘Can I detox from THC?’ and ‘How log does weed stay in your urine’ is best considered with a number of factors. THC does break down, but it is also understood to be a cumulative substance that builds up in the fat cells of the body. Experts believe that the factors which play a part in the accumulation of THC in the body include:

  • How long have you been consuming THC?
  • How frequently are you consuming THC?
  • What is the strain or potency of the THC you are consuming?

The longer you have been consuming THC for, the frequency of your consumption and the higher the potency or stronger the strain the greater the anticipated accumulation and subsequent time required to breakdown the existing THC stored in your body.

Reports suggest that first time consumers of THC can return a negative result on a drug test or drug screen after as little as four days. More frequent users of stronger strains or potency can still have traces of THC on their system for months after stopping their consumption of THC.

When you are considering the answer to your question ‘How long does weed stay in your urine?’ and wondering about the time frame in order to effectively detox from THC, you are able to detox from THC but the time frame may be a bit difficult to measure as this is currently not an exact science. In our next post we will look at some of the strategies you could implement to detox from THC.

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