New study on the use of cannabis for HIV symptom management

New study on the use of cannabis for HIV symptom management is looking for participants! Are you an adult living with HIV? Do you use cannabis to help reduce and manage your symptoms? Do you want to share your experience? Complete this survey https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/MD3LYMP​. It takes 20-30 minutes to complete. Get a chance to win a cash prize of $100, $50, or $25. 

We are looking for participants to take an online survey on the use of cannabis for HIV symptom management. The broad objective of this study is to understand the experience of people living with HIV who use cannabis to help reduce and management their symptoms. Specifically, this survey covers three broad categories of questions:

  • The use of cannabis to reduce and manage symptoms
  • The impact of legalization on cannabis use and access
  • The impact of COVID-19 on cannabis use and access

​The study is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Principal Investigator is Dr. Marilou Gagnon of the University of Victoria. Members of the research team include: Dr. Adrian Guta, Dr. Zach Walsh, Dr. Carol Strike, Dr. Jason Nickerson, Nancy Chow, Richard Elliott, and Trevor Stratton.

To participate in this study, participants must:

  • Identify as an adult living with HIV in Canada
  • Use cannabis to reduce and manage symptoms (for example, appetite loss, weight loss (wasting), nausea, vomiting, pain, anxiety, depression, stress, insomnia, etc.)
  • Be able to complete the online survey in English or French

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