Coltyn Turner – Crohn’s Patient – From Wheelchair to Remission
By the age of 15, Coltyn Turner had been through enough pain to last a lifetime. Diagnosed with severe debilitating Crohn’s Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus at 11 years old, Coltyn has struggled with growth, fatigue, severe pain, flu like symptoms and side effects caused by westernized medications.
Coltyn’s story is one of hope, inspiration, strength and a willingness think outside the box. His bravery to speak out about his trials with Crohn’s Disease and Cannabis has changed the minds of legislators, doctors, parents and patients around the world. His determination to help others and ensure access and knowledge about cannabis has lead him to be the 2015 Cannabis Advocate of the Year. Civilized Publications also mentioned him as one of 5 news-makers that changed the cannabis conversation. You can find Coltyn at the Colorado State Capitol Building advocating for the rights of cannabis patients on any given day.