Trust the science? Only if it is trustworthy. Canadian study finds that enzymes in cannabis could treat COVID-19.
It is actually a fairly thin conclusion, but I love the fact that it has been screamed from the rooftops by the likes of Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the BBC.
It is funded by a company that is in the Cannabis industry. It’s like a study on smoking funded by a tobacco giant.
The researchers in Alberta, Canada, conducted a study using artificial 3D models of oral, airway and intestinal tissues coupled with a limited sample of high CBD Cannabis sativa extracts modulate ACE2 gene expression and ACE2 protein levels.
The study hasn’t been peer-reviewed, though that may be coming, it won’t be here any time soon.