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Ready to Cut the Grass?

The purpose of this study is to determine if an investigational medication called N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) is effective in helping people cut back or quit using marijuana. Study participants will receive study medication and care at no cost. They will also be paid weekly for their participation. This study will involve approximately 200 participants. Dr. Kevin Gray is the investigator in charge of this study.

What type of study is this?

This is a clinical trial for people seeking to reduce or stop their marijuana use.

How long is the study?

Participation in the study will include sixteen (16) visits over a period of six (6) months.

What will be expected of me if I participate in the study?

Participants can expect study activities to include:

Screening interview and physical to determine eligibility

Completing questionnaires and computer-based tasks

Providing urine samples

Weekly study visits for twelve (12) weeks followed by two (2) additional visits at weeks sixteen (16) and twenty-six (26)

Taking study medication (NAC or placebo) twice daily for twelve (12) weeks

Will I be paid for this study?

Yes. Participants will be paid in return for their time and effort for each study visit completed.

Who is eligible for the study?

Male and females, ages 14 – 21, who currently use marijuana on a regular basis.

If you would like more information about the study, or would like to see if you qualify, please contact our Intake Team at (843) 792-9257 or nacitoff@musc.edu. All calls are confidential.