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  1. Ron Strider

    Marijuana May Help HIV Patients Keep Mental Stamina Longer

    A chemical found in marijuana, known as tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, has been found to potentially slow the process in which mental decline can occur in up to 50 percent of HIV patients, says a new Michigan State University study. "It's believed that cognitive function decreases in many of...
  2. Ron Strider

    FL: UF Health Conducts New Study On Possible Marijuana's Medical Effects On HIV

    A new study on marijuana's health effects on people with HIV is launching after the University of Florida received a $3.2 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse in August. Participants are currently being selected and interviewed after UF Health released the announcement of this...
  3. K

    GA: Bills Expanding Medical Marijuana Get Early OKs

    Two bills concerning medical marijuana, including one that expands eligibility to people with HIV, moved forward last week in the state House and Senate. Rep. Allen Peake (photo), a Macon Republican, has championed medical marijuana legislation for several years and pushed for Haleigh's Hope...
  4. K

    With Some Restrictions Lifted On Marijuana Research, More HIV Data Could Emerge

    The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced this week that it will lift restrictions on cannabis research as soon as August 11, 2016. This policy change will open the door for broader study of the drug, increasing the availability of marijuana to researchers, including those looking at...
  5. K

    With Some Restrictions Lifted On Marijuana Research, More HIV Data Could Emerge

    The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced this week that it will lift restrictions on cannabis research as soon as August 11, 2016. This policy change will open the door for broader study of the drug, increasing the availability of marijuana to researchers, including those looking at...