The medical use of cannabis for reducing morbidity and mortality in patients with HIV/AIDS.

@article{Lutge2013TheMU,
  title={The medical use of cannabis for reducing morbidity and mortality in patients with HIV/AIDS.},
  author={Elizabeth E Lutge and Andy Gray and Nandi Siegfried},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={4},
  pages={CD005175}
}
BACKGROUND The use of cannabis (marijuana) or of its psychoactive ingredient delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) as a medicine has been highly contested in many settings.There have been claims that smoked or ingested cannabis, either in its natural form or artificial form (pharmaceutically manufactured drug such as dronabinol), improves the appetites of people with AIDS, results in weight gain and lifts mood, thus improving the quality of life. OBJECTIVES The objectives of this review were to… CONTINUE READING
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