Role of Medical Cannabis in the Management of Crohn’s and Colitis
The white paper summarizes the available information about the use of medical cannabis in IBD and provides a review of the available literature and legal status in the United States. Specifically, the findings show that, while there may be benefit in symptom control and quality of life, scientific studies have not shown improvements in markers of inflammatory activity or disease activity indices.
“We hope that this white paper provides a roadmap for much needed regulatory changes and clinical studies of marijuana and the endocannabinoid system,” said Dr. David Rubin, Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago Medicine and white paper senior author
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