Thursday, August 04, 2005

Crohn's disease and the Agricultural Adjustment Act

This report on research for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis says: "Researchers investigating anecdotal evidence that cannabis relieves some of the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have discovered a potential new target for cannabis-derived drugs for treatment of the disease."

Earlier this year in the Raich case, the Supreme Court shot down the authority of the states to allow the medical use of marijuana, citing Wickard v. Filburn.

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