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|Title||Marijuana Use Patterns Among Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease.|
|Author(s)||Ravikoff Allegretti J, Courtwright A, Lucci M, Korzenik JR, Levine J.|
|Journal, Volume, Issue||Inflamm Bowel Dis 2013;19(13):2809-14.|
|Major outcome(s)||Patients find cannabis very helpful for symptom control.|
BACKGROUND: The prevalence and perceived effectiveness of marijuana use has not been well studied in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) despite increasing legal permission for its use in Crohn's disease. Health care providers have little guidance about the IBD symptoms that may improve with marijuana use. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence, sociodemographic characteristics, and perceived benefits of marijuana use among patients with IBD.
|Participants||292 patients with inflammatory bowel disease|
|Type of publication||Medical journal|
|Address of author(s)||Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy, and †Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.|