People living with HIV wanted for cannabis study

Smartphone-based study of medicinal and non-medicinal cannabis use (SMART-CAN)


York University researchers are seeking research participants to help test a smartphone-based method for assessing medicinal and non-medicinal cannabis use, and associated health outcomes, among people living with HIV.

What does the study involve?

  • Two hour online assessment (i.e. Zoom interview and questionnaires)
  • Downloading an app onto your phone to answer brief surveys related to your typical cannabis use each day for a 2 week period
  • One hour follow-up interview

Who may be eligible?

  • 19 year s or older
  • Living with HIV and taking HIV medications
  • Daily cannabis user (any type of cannabis)
  • Use cannabis both medicinally and recreationally
  • Own an iPhone or an Android phone
  • Currently living in Canada

Email for more info and to complete a confidential eligibility screen: [email protected]. Please mention “SMART-CAN” study in your email.

Note: This study will take place online. You will not need to travel to York University.

Eligible participants will be compensated.

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