Here is some reading and background information concerning AIDS/HIV and medical marijuana. Please note some of these may not be the latest information but are included to offer a wide range of sources and opinions, they do not constitute medical advice, and in almost every case more research is needed before there is certainty.
HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks the body’s immune system and interferes with its ability to fight infection. HIV causes the AIDS virus. Symptoms of HIV include fever, sore throat, and fatigue; symptoms of AIDS include weight loss, fever, night sweats, fatigue, and recurrent infections. Medical cannabis can help those suffering from HIV and AIDS by increasing their appetite and helping reduce anxiety, pain, and nausea.