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Crohn’s Disease

Treatment of Crohn’s Disease with Cannabis

By | Crohn's Disease, Research Articles

Treatment of Crohn’s Disease with Cannabis: an Observational StudyIn 2011, researchers in Israel published the first study evaluating the effect of cannabis on patients with Crohn’s disease. All patients stated that consuming cannabis had a positive effect, ameliorating disease activity and reducing the need for other conventional medications. The researchers hypothesized that the observed beneficial effect in this study may be due to the anti-inflammatory properties of cannabis, but additional effects of cannabinoids may also play a role. Read More

Crohn’s Disease & THC

By | Crohn's Disease, Research Articles, THC

Crohn's Disease & THC | Cannabis Research | THC Research

A 2013 study Published in the journal Pharmacology involved 21 patients with Crohn’s disease unresponsive to standard IBD treatment. The study was able to demonstrate that an 8-week treatment with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-rich cannabis caused a decrease in the Crohn’s disease activity index in 90% of patients without producing significant side effects. Read More

Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Study

By | Crohn's Disease, Research Articles, Ulcerative Colitis

Crohn’s_DiseaseIf you are a patient with inflammatory bowel disease, IBD, using cannabis to mitigate the symptoms of Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, you are invited to participate in this study. Any patient who describes him/herself as having IBD can fill out the IBD questionnaire, personalized with a unique code number, (Study number) and your email address.

If you would like for your data to be entered into the official study database, we ask that you provide adequate pathological evidence or physician verification of the IBD diagnosis in a release of medical information to the principle investigator, Read More