Scientists Claim ‘Medicinal Cannabis’ Could Help Fight COVID-19
May 22, 2020
The husband-and-wife team say they’ve been researching potential medicinal properties of marijuana for more than five years, but started to ‘pivot’ their research once the coronavirus came on the scene.
She says they started to examine the special proteins, or receptors, that the virus hijacks to enter the body, and they’ve now submitted a research paper studying the effects of medical cannabis on COVID-19.
One of the receptors, known as ACE2, has now been shown to be a key gateway, to how the COVID-19 virus enters the body.