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Treating Autism With Cannabis Now Has Scientific Support

Posted on Nov 9, 2017 in Autism

New research suggests that the cannabis-extract cannabidiol could help treat autism. Autism is challenging to treat pharmacologically because there’s no single cause. Autism can be caused by genetic factors, environmental factors (e.g., pesticide exposure) or a combination of both. Depending on the underlying cause, the severity of symptoms ranges across a spectrum, thus leading to the classification of autism as a spectrum disorder. But a recent study suggests that cannabidiol (CBD) could offer relief for people on the spectrum. Here’s why. A Broken Gate Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)...

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