Even though cannabis smoking may help with IBD symptoms in the short-term, it may make the long-term prognosis worse.
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I have a slew of other videos on cannabis, including:
• The Institute of Medicine Report on the Health Effects of Marijuana (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/The-Institute-of-Medicine-Report-on-the-Health-Effects-of-Marijuana)
• Researching the Health Effects of Marijuana (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Researching-the-Health-Effects-of-Marijuana)
• Is Marijuana Addictive? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Is-Marijuana-Addictive)
• Does Marijuana Cause Health Problems? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Does-Marijuana-Cause-Health-Problems)
• Does Marijuana Cause Permanent Brain Damage in Teens? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Does-Marijuana-Cause-Permanent-Brain-Damage-in-Teens)
• Does Marijuana Cause Permanent Brain Damage in Adults? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Does-Marijuana-Cause-Permanent-Brain-Damage-in-Adults)
• Will Cannabis Turn into Big Tobacco? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/will-cannabis-turn-into-big-tobacco)
• Marijuana Legalization and the Opioid Epidemic (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Marijuana-Legalization-and-the-Opioid-Epidemic)
• Effects of Smoking Marijuana on the Lungs (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/effects-of-smoking-marijuana-on-the-lungs)
• Smoking Marijuana vs. Using a Cannabis Vaporizer (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Smoking-Marijuana-vs-Using-a-Cannabis-Vaporizer)
• Does Marijuana Cause Lung Cancer? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/does-marijuana-cause-lung-cancer)
• Can Cannabis Cure Cancer? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/can-cannabis-cure-cancer)
• Are Cannabis Edibles Safe? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/are-cannabis-edibles-safe)
• Pesticides in Marijuana (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/pesticides-in-marijuana)
• The Effects of Marijuana on Fertility and Pregnancy (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-effects-of-marijuana-on-fertility-and-pregnancy/)
• Does Marijuana Cause Schizophrenia? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Does-Marijuana-Cause-Schizophrenia)
• Effects of Marijuana on Weight Gain and Bone Density (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/effects-of-marijuana-on-weight-gain-and-bone-density)
• Does Marijuana Cause Strokes and Heart Attacks? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/does-marijuana-cause-strokes-and-heart-attacks/)
These videos were first released in one of my webinars, and you can now find them all on a digital download here (https://drgreger.org/collections/downloads/products/cannabis-what-does-the-science-say-digital).
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