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2020 Apr

Crohns Colitis 360



Marijuana Use in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Understanding the Prevalence and the Potential Pitfalls.


Many patients with inflammatory bowel disease experiment with marijuana for symptom control. Marijuana may help reduce abdominal pain but does not control inflammatory bowel disease related inflammation. Patients should discuss their marijuana use with their providers and continue appropriate medications if considering marijuana.