There is evidence that cannabis can do more than treat the symptoms of HIV; it might actually combat the disease itself. How do THC and HIV interact?
A recent study proved that a few daily doses of cannabis’ super-ingredient THC, can have numerous positive effects in the animal model of HIV.
Now, research shows that cannabis is not only effective in treating adverse side effects of HIV, but it has the power to protect the brain from HIV as well.
Researchers at the the University of Florida received a $3.2 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to study HIV and marijuana.
Next to glaucoma, HIV /AIDS is the condition most associated with the earliest days of the medical marijuana movement. But does cannabis work?
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