Peer-reviewed studies into the potential effects of Cannabidiol and AIDS

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Cannabidiol inhibits growth and induces programmed cell death in kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus-infected endothelium.

From the abstract:

[Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus] is prevalent among the elderly in the Mediterranean, inhabitants of sub-Saharan Africa, and immunocompromised individuals such as organ transplant recipients and AIDS patients… Cannabidiol, a plant-derived cannabinoid, exhibits promising antitumor effects without inducing psychoactive side effects… CBD inhibited the expression of KSHV viral G protein-coupled receptor… [which] suggests a potential mechanism by which CBD exerts its effects on KSHV-infected endothelium