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Nicole Buffong lives with HIV and medicates with marijuana (video)

Nicole Buffong speaks with rolling out writer Mo Barnes about HIV and treating with marijuana(Image Source: Mo Barnes for Steed Media Service)

Like many Black millennials, Nicole Buffong is intelligent and driven. But her life within the past 12 months was turned upside down when she developed a rash and swelling in her legs. She went to the hospital and was told the terrible news that she was now HIV-positive and had developed AIDS.

But despite this diagnosis, Buffong did not go into a shell and cry. In fact, she bucked the HIV stigma, took to social media and announced her diagnosis. She also educated herself on medical marijuana and it has become a part of her healing treatment. Nicole visited the rolling out studio to tell her story:

Rolling Out Interviewing Nicole Buffong sharing her story of HIV and Legal marijuana medication

Posted by Rolling Out on Monday, April 2, 2018