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Arizona Judge Rejects Autism as a Medical Cannabis Condition

Lack of peer-reviewed studies sunk the bid, leaving parents with a tough choice: break the law or let their children suffer.

Study: With CBD, 80% of Children With Autism Saw Improvement

Israeli researchers have found improvement in autistic children treated with high concentrations of CBD. Learn more about their study here.

Minnesota OKs Medical Marijuana for Autism, Sleep Apnea

Minnesota residents with autism or obstructive sleep apnea can now qualify for the state's medical marijuana program.

The Battle for Arizona: “The Roll-Up” Bonus Episode

Bruce & Ben roam the desert in 103-degree heat to get the inside story on the cannabis conflicts raging in Phoenix.

What’s Next For Epidiolex Maker GW Pharmaceuticals

Leafly spoke with VP Stephen Schultz about the significance of FDA approval, when Epidiolex might become available to patients, and what’s coming next from the drugmaker.

Arizona Mothers Challenge State Over Autism and Cannabis Oil

The state health agency rejected autism as a qualifying condition last year. Now these mothers are fighting to reverse the decision.

Autism and Cannabis: Here’s What the Science Says

Colorado's governor rejected it as a medical marijuana condition, but a few states allow it. The science is promising, but not conclusive.

Colorado Gov. Vetoes Autism as Medical Marijuana Condition

Gov. Hickenlooper was on the fence, but ultimately rejected the bill due to lack of research.

Why Cannabis and CBD Offer Hope for Future Autism Treatments

Emerging research is demonstrating how CBD-rich preparations of cannabis may help alleviate symptoms associated with autism (ASD).

The Top CBD Cannabis Studies of 2017

From benefits in epilepsy, autism, and beyond, here are some of 2017’s biggest medicinal cannabis news stories that focused on cannabidiol (CBD).

Autism, Sleep Apnea Added as Minnesota MMJ Qualifiers

Minnesota health officials say they're adding autism spectrum disorders and obstructive sleep apnea as qualifying conditions, effective in July.

Australian Biotech Company Wants to Treat Autism Symptoms With Cannabis

Zelda Therapeutics announced it has completed an observation trial that found positive results when treating core symptoms of autism with cannabis extracts.

Georgia Set to Expand Access to Cannabis Oil

Under the proposal, six new diagnoses will be added to the list of qualifying conditions, including autism, AIDS, Tourette's syndrome, and Alzheimer's disease.

How Does Cannabis Consumption Affect Autism?

Frustrated with the lack of options, parents of children with severe autism have turned to cannabis. Many have heard anecdotal reports of success despite lack of clinical research.

New Jersey Allows Cannabis in Schools for Autistic and Epileptic Teen

A New Jersey teen with epilepsy and autism just won the right to access medicinal cannabis on her school's campus - the first in the nation.

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