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can synthetic marijuana help me as much as the real deal?
May 30, 2013

Smoking pot really helps take the edge off my neuropathy as well as keeping my anxiety in check. However I can no longer afford to buy it. Would the synthetic version, like marinol, help me with the above two hiv side effects I've long suffered from? My ADAP would cover the cost.

Response from Dr. Henry

Benefits of Marinol do not directly overlap with medicinal pot-each patient and condition can vary. Marinol is also extremely expensive (typically costing more than pot for same use). KH

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