Fact Check: Did Studies Show That Marijuana Prevents COVID Transmission?

Two scientific papers published this month have added to the growing body of evidence indicating that cannabinoids may hold significant antiviral potencies and could potentially be used to create a prophylactic treatment for Covid-19.

Fight COVID infection

The latest research into the impact of cannabinoid compounds on SARS-CoV-2 replication has generated a buzz on mainstream and social media, leading some users to claim that consumption of marijuana can help prevent or fight COVID infection.

“All this time we’ve been listening to the CDC, we should have been eating CBD,” ABC‘s Jimmy Kimmel said on his show last week.

“Now, if you’re skeptical about the science here, let me remind you, this study has been reviewed by the CDC’s stoner nephew the THC,” The Late Show host Stephen Colbert joked.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Shopping Cart
Scroll to Top