Southern Alberta researchers say medical cannabis could help fight COVID-19

  • Further investigation needs to be done, but researchers have discovered cannabis may help fight COVID-19.
  • Researchers at the University of Lethbridge say while clinical trials still need to be done, data they’ve been collecting over the past four years shows promise that some cannabis extracts may help in the prevention and treatment of COVID-19.
  • She says they started to examine the special proteins, or receptors, that the virus hijacks to enter the body, and they’ve now submitted a research paper studying the effects of medical cannabis on COVID-19.

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