Thursday, March 22, 2012

Marijuana inhibits HIV in late-stage AIDS

Read the full story for the details, but it seems marijuana helps people with AIDS to fight HIV, at least in late-stage AIDS.

But I was taken by the usual drug lobby take on the phenomenon. Yes, it works but it:
"...causes the drug high associated with marijuana, making it undesirable for physicians to prescribe."
Because you know how undesirable getting high is, especially when you're really, really sick and looking for relief. They say they want to:
"...prevent further progression of the disease without the undesirable side effects of ."
Damn those undesirable side effects! I mean seriously, people. They're talking about the high as if it's the bad part. Duh. This country has a bizarre relationship with marijuana.