The San Francisco Bay Area has always been at the forefront of the cannabis movement. Going back to the 1990s when Proposition 215 was passed, local dispensaries have been building their businesses and offering the local community cannabis that is held to the highest standard. With this wealth of knowledge and experience, many new dispensaries and delivery services have been able to follow in these footsteps, and forge their own path since the 2018 full legalization of cannabis.
A common problem among HIV-infected people is the HIV wasting syndrome, defined as unintended and progressive weight loss often accompanied by weakness, fever, nutritional deficiencies and diarrhea. The syndrome, also known as cachexia, can diminish the quality of life, exacerbate illness and increase the risk of death for people with HIV.