Please note that this is very preliminary research and NOT a full-blown study. In fact, we're sharing the article partly to point out that people shouldn't read too much into it and regard the notion that cannabis has been demonstrated to protect people from coronavirus disease – because it hasn't been.
Nonetheless it's certainly of interest for what it MIGHT help lead to down the road.
"The researchers did not posit cannabis extracts as a potential cure or solution for the ongoing pandemic but said that the extracts could be useful as an 'adjunct therapy' in combating the virus’s spread.
Ultimately, the study, while an exciting development, is accompanied by many caveats, including the fact that all research published in Preprints has not been peer-reviewed.
Additionally, the researchers did not conduct their experiments with human subjects; rather, they exposed cultures of human cells that are responsible for manufacturing the target protein to cannabis extracts."
More details in the article….
Scientists Explore Cannabis Extracts as Potential Preventative COVID-19 Therapy Fri / May 15th by Graham Abbott 5.1kSHARESFacebookTwitter A recently published Preprints study found that the cannabinoids THC and CBD could help to down-regulate the production of proteins that are key in spreading the….