Stay high-drated: Cannabis compounds can blunt COVID-19 infection, researchers find

New research showing cannabis compounds could blunt the virus that causes COVID-19 can really toke one’s breath away.

Hemp compounds, known scientifically as Cannabis sativa, can prevent the virus that causes COVID-19 from entering human cells, according to Oregon State University researchers.

The scientists found that a pair of cannabinoid acids bind to the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein, blocking a critical step in the process the virus uses to infect people.

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