UPDATE: The full text appears to be available here: http://www.thctotalhealthcare.com/would-some-cannabinoids-ameliorate-symptoms-of-autism/
A new scientific discussion paper has been published in the “Eur Child Adolescent Psychiatry” Journal.
Full paper available on Springer (for those with access).
In the paper, Rami Bou Khalil says; “CBD and delta9-THC may help in improving symptoms of ASD by their sedative, antipsychotic, anticonvulsant and tranquilising effects. In addition, the cannabinoid system has already been shown to be implicated in social behaviour in rats.”
[See: Onaivi ES, Benno R, Halpern T et al (2011) Consequences of cannabinoid and monoaminergic system disruption in a mouse model of autism spectrum disorders. Curr Neuropharmacol 9:209–214]