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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.

Autism One Step Closer to Becoming a Medical Marijuana Qualifying Condition in Michigan

Last Friday a panel came in with a resounding 4-2 vote recommending that children with autism should qualify for Michigan's medical cannabis program.

Michigan Makes Moves for Autism and Medical Cannabis

Michigan’s Department of Licensing & Regulatory Affairs will vote July 31 on whether or not to permit medical cannabis as treatment for children and adults with autism.