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Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Volume 2018, Article ID 9430953, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/9430953
Research Article

Reduced Incidence and Better Liver Disease Outcomes among Chronic HCV Infected Patients Who Consume Cannabis

1Department of Medicine, North Shore Medical Center, Salem, MA, USA
2Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester MA, USA
3School of Public Health, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA, USA
4Department of Medicine, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, NJ, USA
5INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Laval, QC, Canada

Correspondence should be addressed to Terence Ndonyi Bukong; ac.srni.fai@gnokub.iynodnecneret

Received 1 May 2018; Revised 13 August 2018; Accepted 29 August 2018; Published 23 September 2018

Academic Editor: Pierluigi Toniutto

Copyright © 2018 Adeyinka Charles Adejumo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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