Examples of medical conditions in this group

  • Crohn’s disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Other colitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondilitis

This group of diseases encompasses; inflammatory bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis), autoimmune diseases (Rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, ankylosing spondylitis, amongst others). Symptoms may vary from abdominal pain, bowel changes, inflammation in joints, amongst others. Scientifically, cannabis has only been studied in a few; CDs and RA, mostly for pain management and inflammation, though the quality of the evidence is low (Blake et al., 2006, Naftali et al., 2013).

We suggest to speak to your Doctor to assess if you are fitted to start medical cannabis.

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