Two weeks ago, the DEA approved a three-month research program allowing researchers to give government-produced pot to 60 AIDS patients with neurological disorders in San Mateo County, California. The goal is to see whether marijuana performs as its advocates say.
Other researchers are studying cannabis, too. The University of
California-San Diego has established the Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research, with plans to support six or seven studies each year for three years. The NIH is also funding HIV-related projects elsewhere. At last ...
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