Some experts are pushing for marijuana to be an alternative other than opioid for those suffering from pain as the U.S. is currently experiencing an “opioid crisis.” Critics of marijuana say the green herb is a gateway drug.
Depending the on the outcome of the legalization matter, the question on age regulation will then bring another vote from the people of Illinois, if recreational marijuana should have the same age regulations as tobacco and alcohol, 21 and over.
The plants from this harvest will be cured, trimmed and packaged for sale to Kaya Herbhouse in
St. Ann set to open in March, for the 1st sale to medical patients and Everything Oily
Heavy Cannabis Use Associated With Reduction in Activated and Inflammatory Immune Cell Frequencies in Antiretroviral Therapy-Treated Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Individuals
Cannabis is a widely used drug in the United States, and the frequency of cannabis use in the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected population is disproportionately high. Previous human and macaque studies suggest that cannabis may have an impact on plasma viral load; however, the relationship between cannabis use and HIV-associated systemic inflammation and immune activation has not been well defined. While the clinical implications are unclear, our findings suggest that cannabis use is associated with a potentially beneficial reduction in systemic inflammation and immune activation in the context of antiretroviral-treated HIV infection.