Journal of
AIDS and HIV Research

  • Abbreviation: J. AIDS HIV Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2359
  • DOI: 10.5897/JAHR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 290

Full Length Research Paper

Changes in marijuana use and associated attitudes and health behaviors among patients in HIV care in the U.S. in the post-legalization era: a qualitative study

Rob Fredericksen
  • Rob Fredericksen
  • Department of Medicine, University of Washington, United States.
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Emma Fitzsimmons
  • Emma Fitzsimmons
  • Department of Medicine, University of Washington, United States.
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Maksim Sigal
  • Maksim Sigal
  • The Fenway Institute/Fenway Health, United States.
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Sarah Dougherty
  • Sarah Dougherty
  • Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States.
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John Pearce
  • John Pearce
  • Department of Medicine, University of Washington, United States.
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Minh Powell
  • Minh Powell
  • Department of Medicine, University of Washington, United States.
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John Nguyen
  • John Nguyen
  • Department of Medicine, University of Washington, United States.
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Stephanie Ruderman
  • Stephanie Ruderman
  • Department of Medicine, University of Washington, United States.
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Bridget Whitney
  • Bridget Whitney
  • Department of Medicine, University of Washington, United States.
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Lydia Drumright
  • Lydia Drumright
  • Department of Medicine, University of Washington, United States.
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Jimmy Ma
  • Jimmy Ma
  • Department of Medicine, University of Washington, United States.
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Robin Nance
  • Robin Nance
  • Department of Medicine, University of Washington, United States.
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Sarah Mixson
  • Sarah Mixson
  • Department of Medicine, University of Washington, United States.
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Joseph Delaney
  • Joseph Delaney
  • College of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba, Canada.
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Kenneth Mayer
  • Kenneth Mayer
  • The Fenway Institute/Fenway Health, United States.
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Amanda Willig
  • Amanda Willig
  • Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States.
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Heidi Crane
  • Heidi Crane
  • Department of Medicine, University of Washington, United States.
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Andrew Hahn
  • Andrew Hahn
  • Department of Medicine, University of Washington, United States.
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  •  Received: 27 January 2022
  •  Accepted: 09 December 2022
  •  Published: 31 January 2023

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