Marijuana compounds ‘could help fight, prevent, and treat Covid’
MARIJUANA compounds could help fight, prevent and treat Covid-19 when teamed with the vaccine, a study claims.
The scientists at Oregon State University and Oregon Health and Sciences University, pointed out smoking marijuana offers no protection against Covid-19.
Their findings showed that cannabigerolic acid (CGBA) and cannabidiolic acid (CBDA) could be used to prevent infection, according toKTVZ.
Lead researcher Richard van Breemen said the compounds do not make up the active ingredient in cannabis, like THC, which causes the high.
He said: They are not controlled substances like THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, and have a good safety profile in humans.
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