CHAS Fellows Dexter Voisin and John Schneider were part of a team that sought to understand the relationship of marijuana use and continued HIV care specifically for young black men who have sex with men (YBMSM). Prior research has shown that YBMSM have the highest risk of HIV seroconversion in the United States. Voisin and Schneider’s study found that more frequent marijuana use was associated with lower awareness of one’s own HIV seropositive status, but did not find any other connection between marijuana usage and adherence to a HIV care continuum.

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