Last updated: June 1st, 2016
Medical marijuana has long been used to treat symptoms associated human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) including chronic pain, nausea, fatigue, and more. However, evidence is mounting that cannabis may stop the progression of the disease altogether. A group of researchers from Louisiana State University published a study in early 2014 in the journal of AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses that helps fuel the fire. Their findings suggest that cannabis, specifically tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), could aid in the battle against HIV.
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