Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Is Marinol Legal In The Usa

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

USA Today Examines HIV/AIDS, Legal System in China

USA Today on Wednesday examined legal issues surrounding HIV/AIDS in China, a country that "tightly" controls its legal system and "routinely" dismisses lawsuits that are considered "politically sensitive." In the mid-1990s, thousands of people... Read more »
Being Alive

Healthcare Delivery in the USA

With all the conversation about healthcare and the "promise" of major healthcare reform, perhaps it would be a good time to review how this country ended up with a healthcare delivery system that spends more per capita on health care than almost any... Read more »
National Pediatric and Family HIV Resource Center

Questions & Answers: Legal Questions/Custody Battle

Question I am living with a partner who is HIV+. I am not, but I have 4 kids and my soon-to-be ex-husband is fighting for custody using her status with the virus as a health threat to the kids. Is this true? Are they at risk? We use all precautions... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Is still banned to get in USA with HAART? (TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS, ENTERING THE USA)

Hi there, Id like to know if there has been any kind of improvement in order to let people using HAART to get into the country of freedom (USA I mean... :-( ) I need urgently to get there for job reasons but Ive been succesfully on the same combo...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Antonio,Unfortunately no, Bush had promised to lift the ban, but apparently hasn't gotten around to it yet. Don't hold your breath. There may well be no action on this until he is run out of office and firmly ensconced in the history... Read more »

Marijuana versus Marinol

In recent debates over the use of marijuana versus marinol to help PWA's against wasting and other side effects such as naseua or diarrhea; what is your position on legalizing marijuana for medicinal porposes? Also are there any pros and cons...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
I'm a child of the sixties...thus I favor both decriminalization of marijuana and availability of marijuana for medical purposes. We need more studies though on the use of medical marijuana as little has been done so far. I do have some... Read more »

marinol

I am fighting for custodyof my son,am prescribed marinol,norco,meloxocam. will this affect anything in that case? possitive test for pot....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello,Since Marinol contains one of the active compounds in marijuana, a drug test would likely turn up positive. A doctor's prescription usually makes this a non-issue from a legal perspective (regarding any confusion with marijuana).BY... Read more »

Marinol Prescription

Hi , I am currently on lithium for my moods . I also have adhd and anxiety and possibally rapid cycling bipolar . I have been smokignweed with my lithium and its honestly the only thing that makes me eat , sleep , and relax. But the thing is I am...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Of course, here in Colorado, getting marijuana is now legal- either for medical or recreational purposes.Marinol is typically used in the clinic for HIV-associated nausea or anorexia. Since you have difficulty eating,... Read more »
Connect With Others

Marinol

Posted by slitter028, 2 Replies
I'm thinking about asking my doc for marinol....I am honest with her about smoking weed, and i would like to quit smoking everything, weed and cigs, but without weed i would have NO appetite, not to mention the other beneficial effects it provides,... Read more »

Question about immigrating to USA!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My girlfriend plans to come to the U.S. as my fiance (I am a U.S. citizen). It is been five years now since she was diagnosed with having HIV. With in that time, she traveled many times to US as a visitor without disclosing her status Or never... Read more »

Immigrants living in the USA!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hello everyone. The past 2 weeks questions have been posted with regards to travelling outside the USA and coming back into the USA if you are not an American citizen. I must say thank you very much to Scotcharles for the information provided.... Read more »

Marinol???

Posted by RayZ, 2 Replies
Hello folks - Question for the group. I have a friend that has Marinol left over from bad times with HIV. She doesn't want to take any longer and asked if OK to sell. Any input? Appreciate your comments. Read more »