Cannabis Relieves Symptoms of Crohn’s Disease

Dan pointed out this small, placebo controlled trial gives hope for sufferers of Crohn’s Disease, an inflammatory disease of the intestines. From what I understand this disease is a real cramp on one’s lifestyle.

….. a short course 8 week of THC-rich cannabis produced significant clinical, steroid-free benefits to 11 patients with active CD, compared to placebo, without side effects.

via Cannabis Induces a Clinical Respo… [Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013] – PubMed – NCBI.

If for no other reasons being able to conduct clinical trials like this without fear of arrest warrants delisting cannabis from the controlled substances list.

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