Chron’s Disease & Cannabis

Treatment of Crohn’s Disease with Cannabis: An Observational Study

Timna Naftali MD1, Lihi Bar Lev BA2, Doron Yablekovitz MD1, Elisabeth Half MD1 and Fred M. Konikoff MD1

 

In a recent study and the first of its kind, Cannabis has been show in this small sampling to benefit those suffering from Chron’s Disease.

“The results indicate that cannabis may have a positive effect on disease activity, as reflected by reduction in disease activity index and in the need for other drugs and surgery.”

Read the full report here:

http://www.ima.org.il/imaj/ViewArticle.aspx?aId=375

 

About Anthony Taylor

Anthony Taylor is a long time activist in the marijuana reform movement. He was responsible for changes to the initiative process and has been a persistent voice in Salem for marijuana reform. His recent efforts led to the addition of PTSD to the list of qualifying conditions for the use of medical marijuana as well as sentencing reform including the creation of misdemeanor possession of marijuana and hashish, a long overdue change in Oregon statute.