Marijuana and Autism

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Why I Give My 9 year old pot

My son J has autism. He’s also had two serious surgeries for a spinal cord tumor and has an inflammatory bowel condition, all of which may be causing him pain, if he could tell us. He can say words, but many of them—”duck in the water, […]

Marijuana & Attention Deficit Disorder

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Therapeutic uses of Medical Marijuana in the treatment of Attention Deficit Disorder

It was mentioned in the Portland newspaper that the Oregon Health Division is considering allowing medical marijuana to be used to treat Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) under the Oregon Medical Marijuana Act. At first glance it might […]

Autism & Marijuana

Medical Marijuana

Autism & Marijuana

Some families have found medical marijuana (mmj) to be nothing short of miraculous. Some of the symptoms MMJ has ameliorated include anxiety–even severe anxiety–aggression, panic disorder, generalized rage, tantrums, property destruction and self-injurious behavior.

One mother’s comments:

“I know it’s not the end all answer but it’s been the best answer […]

Heavy Marijuana Use Does Not Damage Brain

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Heavy Marijuana Use Does Not Damage Brain

Long-term and even daily marijuana use doesn’t appear to cause permanent brain damage, adding to evidence that it can be a safe and effective treatment for a wide range of diseases, say researchers.

The researchers found only a “very small” impairment in memory and learning among long-term […]

Marinol vs. Natural Cannabis

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Marinol vs. Natural Cannabis

Marinol (dronabinol) is the only US FDA-approved synthetic cannabinoid. It is often marketed as a legal pharmaceutical alternative to natural cannabis.

Marinol is manufactured as a gelatin capsule containing synthetic delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in sesame oil. It is taken orally and is available in 2.5mg, 5mg and/or 10mg dosages. Marinol may […]

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