Cannabis for Treating HIV/AIDS and Wasting Syndrome

Disclaimer: It is important to note that consulting with your doctor/physician should take precedence and come first when deciding upon treating any ailment or disease. Additionally, research into cannabis, while the field is indeed growing, is still limited and the need for clinical trials and experiments is a topic that society needs to collectively address. Proper and effective dosing, for example, is a facet of medical marijuana that has been difficult to establish due to restrictions our governments have in place.The potential for cannabis’ ability to save lives is one that cannot be overlooked, but unfortunately still needs to be intensively studied. 

The following is a collection of news articles, research literature, peer reviewed medical studies, resources, documentaries, interviews, and lecture clippings discussing cannabis as a medicine for treating  AIDS, HIV, and Wasting Syndrome.

Marijuana-Like Chemicals Inhibit Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Late-State AIDS – Mar 2012 article on ScienceDaily.com

Marijuana-Like Compounds Fight AIDS, Study Finds – Mar 2012 article on Huffington Post Health News.

Temple Scientists Weaken HIV Infection in Immune Cells Using Synthetic Agents Related to Active Ingredient in Marijuana – Apr 2013 article from Temple University.

Synthetic Compounds From Marijuana Appear to Fight HIV – May 2013 article on AIDSMeds.com

Medical Marijuana & HIV/AIDS – FAQ page on Marijuana Policy Project.

Scholarly Articles and Medical Studies:

Medical Marijuana Patient Gary Bellitt – HIV
Found on the youtube channel IowaPatients
HIV Patient Gary Bellitt testifies to the Iowa Board of Pharmacy during a hearing on medical marijuana. Here he discusses how cannabis had saved his life. He also describes how it helped him go back to school where he graduated with a 4.0 GPA – a nod to those who believe marijuana makes you stupid.

AIDS Patient Turns to Medical Marijuana for Relief
Found on the youtube channel Sam Sabzehzar
AIDS patient Henry describes how medical marijuana has made drastic changes to his life for the better.

Dr. Donald Abrams Tells Us How Medical Marijuana Helps AIDS Patients – Pt1
Found on the youtube channel Sam Sabzehzar
Dr. Donald Abrams, MD of UCSF and San Francisco General Hospital discusses how cannabis benefits AIDS patients. He also discusses his 2007 study into cannabis and how difficult research can be with the Federal Government restrictions on medical studies involving marijuana.

Dr. Donald Abrams Tells Us How Medical Marijuana Helps AIDS Patients – Pt2
Found on the youtube channel Sam Sabzehzar
Part 2 of the above video.

Bradley Walter HIV patient: PA HB 1393 medical marijuana hearings
Found on the youtube channel PA4MMJ
HIV Patient Bradley Walter gives testimony to the PA House Health and Human Services Committee to allow for medical marijuana in his state. Here he describes how cannabis helps him live a normal life.

Can Marijuana Help AIDS Patients? | Marijuana
Found on the youtube channel Howcast
Dr. Sunil Kumar Aggarwal, MD, PhD gives a brief overview of how marijuana is useful in the treatment of AIDS.

AIDS, Pain & Cannabis, With Donald Abrams
Found on the youtube channel cannabistherapeutics
Lecture by Dr. Donald Abrams at the 3rd National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics. Here he discusses his 2007 clinical study of cannabis on AIDS patients. He also discuss the benefits of cannabis on pain from neuropathy and the problems with trying to obtain legal cannabis.

Cannabis Medicine – AIDS – Medical Marijuana 
Found on the youtube channel hampapartiet
Short clip on Cannabis and AIDS throughout the years in San Francisco. Interviews with Dr. Greenspoon and Dr. Donald Abrams.

HPAY 75: Marlene Helps Reg Get Off – AIDS Drugs, That is – On “Rick Simpson” Cannabis Oil
Found on the youtube channel rethinkingAIDS
Podcast recording from the “How Positive Are You?” show. Here Rick Simpson Oil is discussed.

Worldwide Statistics of HIV/AIDS:

  • More than 35 million people now live with HIV/AIDS.
  • 3.3 million of them are under the age of 15.
  • In 2012, an estimated 2.3 million people were newly infected with HIV.
  • 260,000 were under the age of 15.
  • Every day nearly 6,300 people contract HIV – 262 every hour.
  • In 2012, 1.6 million people died from AIDS.
  • 210,000 of them were under the age of 15.
  • Since the beginning of the epidemic, more than 75 million people have contracted HIV and nearly 36 million have died of HIV-related causes.

Understand that even today, with full legalization of marijuana in the states of Washington and Colorado, most of the country and most of the world still demonizes and vilifies cannabis despite the fact that it could benefit society in so many ways. It is the most versatile and powerful medicine on the planet; had we discovered a plant with the exact same benefits as marijuana in the Amazon or in some Tibetan mountain the entire world would be going crazy over it. But, because of the stigma that is still attached to “weed,” cannabis remains a schedule I drug in the US touted as “having zero medical use” by the Federal Government. It remains inaccessible throughout most of the world, and in some countries, punishable with life sentences and even death!

This is insane, harmfully ignorant, and inhumane. Prohibition does nothing but harm society and it is unfair to everyone that we continue to believe in the age old propaganda. In some cases, we are even complicit with perpetuating the ignorance surrounding such a simple plant – that could fix a plethora of serious problems. Did you know hemp (yes marijuana, cannabis, and hemp are all the same thing) could fix the greenhouse effect? Did you know hemp makes a more effective bio-fuel for cars? Did you know you could plant hemp in radiated soil to remove the radiation? Are you starting to get the picture?

Please, discuss and share these facts about cannabis and hemp with the people you know. It has so many medicinal applications – again it could be saving billions of lives. It has so many practical applications in the form of hemp – it can be a source of paper, produce, building material, food, textiles, the list goes on. Humanity needs this plant, and the ignorance surrounding it needs to end.

– D

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8 Responses to Cannabis for Treating HIV/AIDS and Wasting Syndrome

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  5. Diana Michael says:

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  7. Frost says:

    I AM SO VERY HAPPY TODAY!!! That is why am giving this big thanks to Dr.Aziza. I have been suffering from HIV/AIDS for the past six (6)years, i have spent a lot getting drugs from the hospital to keep myself healthy, i have tried everything possible to get myself cure, but i could not get any solution! until i decided to try herbal cure that was how i got in contact with this great herbal doctor in an online research. I contacted him and after he had administer his herbal cure on me, two(2) days after i want for another test to God be the glory i tested HIV/AIDS negative, (I am so glad that i am now HIV/AIDS negative). I’m very glad to express my happiness through this medium and to say a big thanks to Dr. Aziza for restoring my life back to normal. You can as well contact Dr. Aziza via drazizahealthcare@gmail.com if you are infected with HIV/AIDS virus or any order health problems.

  8. It is no longer news that the Acquired immune deficiency syndrome /Human Immune Virus ( HEPATITIS B) is increasing by the day. The fear is that many people living with the sickness are scared of saying it because of the stigma that comes along with it.I am bold enough among many others to state that there is now a potent cure to this sickness but many are unaware of it. I discovered that I was infected with the virus 8yrs ago, after a medical check-up. My doctor told me and I was shocked, confused and felt like my world has crumbled. I was dying slowly due the announcement of my medical practitioner but he assured me that I could lead a normal life if I took my medications (as there was no medically known cure to HEPATITIS B). I went from churches to churches but soon found that my case needed urgent attention as I was growing lean due to fear of dying anytime soon. In a bid to looking for a lasting solution to my predicament, I sought for solutions from the voodoo world. I went online and searched for every powerful trad-medical practitioner that I could severe, cos I heard that the African Voodoo Priests had a cure to the HEPATITIS B syndrome. It was after a little time surfing the web that I came across one DR ADEYEMI (A powerful African Voodoo Priest), who offered to help me at a monetary fee. I had to comply as this was my final bus-stop to receiving a perfect healing. My last resolve was to take my life by myself, should this plan fail. Alas! it worked out well. He gave my some steps to follow and I meticulously carried out all his instructions.Last month, 20,May, 2016, to be precise, I went back to the hospital to conduct another test and to my amazement, the results showed that ” I am NEGATIVE” You can free yourself of this (HEPATITIS B) virus by consulting this great African Voodoo Priest via this e-mail: ADEYEMIBELLO1990@GMAIL.COM OR CALL +2348107996445 He will help you

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