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Study reveals connection between cannabinoids and autism

Study reveals connection between cannabinoids and autism

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 14, 2019

A paper that was published earlier this year in the journal Neuron has honed in on the thesis of using cannabis to treat the symptoms of autism. What the team discovered was rather astonishing – endocannabinoid signaling deficits were noticeable in mice with two different autism-associated mutatio...

New study on cannabis and autism backs parents’ longtime claims

New study on cannabis and autism backs parents’ longtime claims

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 5, 2019

A new study out of Israel has demonstrated fresh evidence to support claims that cannabis could be relied on as a treatment for autism. Cannabis research was approved in the country back in 2007. Published in the journal Nature on January 17, the Israel study confirmed that the plant's naturally occurring chemicals could help to reduce symptoms commonly experienced by autistic people, such as rage attacks, restlessness, and seizures. Go...

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