Cannabis helps my ulcerative colitis flares

I have suffered with ulcerative colitis flares (similar to crohn’s) in my lower digestive tract for over 10 years. During a flare the open sores in my colon will bring severe pain. I was on a regimen of RX drugs to reduce inflammation of the colon and another regimen of RX drugs to counter the side effects of the other drugs. Then I smoked a joint with a buddy. Smoking marijuana reduces most inflammation (better than RX drugs) in my colon with no side effects other than getting the munchies. Marijuana therapy for UC has helped my life so much and would be beneficial if we could use this natural product legally for medical use.

About Author

Sharon is a wife, mother, caregiver, business owner and life long resident of Georgia. Her eyes were opened when her family was traumatized by the “War on Drugs”, she uses her ears to listen to other victims and her voice to tell their stories and educate others on the direct and indirect harms of prohibition and how it affects us all.

Sharon has been a guest on numerous radio stations across the country as well as local and regional TV news affiliates. As well as LadyBud Magazine, HighTimes Magazine and Main Street. She was recently nominated by Mass/Cann NORML for National Female Activist of the Year. Sharon has traveled the country speaking on various topics including drug policy, activism, southern strategies and harm reduction. She produces a segment on highlighting the stories and work of other women in the fight to end marijuana prohibition.

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