Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory disease which can affect any portion of the gastrointestinal tract, from the mouth to the perianal area. Symptoms depend on location of the disease, however, many patients experience some aspect of recurrent abdominal pain, nausea, emesis, and unintentional weight loss. A common and challenging dilemma is how to manage patients who continue to have some degree of symptoms despite a common treatment regimen typically consisting of corticosteroids, thiopurines, methotrexate, or anti-TNF alpha therapies. With the recent wave of medicinal cannabis legalization in many states, many patients have begun using cannabis or commercially available cannabidiol-containing compounds as an adjunct therapy for their symptoms related to chronic inflammation and pain.

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