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About cannabisforautism

An Ashtanga Yoga teacher, dedicated to improving the health and welfare of those involved in mental health issues, substance use or homelessness. I am also striving to put an end to the perception of the substance user as someone who makes incorrect choices. Striving for a world where there are no 'drug abusers' or 'addicts', just substance users with health concerns and sometimes financial and legal confounds. It is possible to use many substances and still remain happier and healthier than your peers. The notion that a substance user must become unhealthier as time goes by is false. I hope you enjoy reading my blog. It's about autism treatments and a few other odds and ends. Thank you and take care, Jules

Some parents are apparently trying to reverse autism by giving their children toxic ‘miracle’ bleach enemas

Originally posted on Metro:
Some parents are persevering with the ‘dangerous’ treatment despite vomiting and kicking from their children (Picture: Getty Images) Parents are turning to a dangerous industrial solution used for bleaching wood pulp in a bid to reverse…

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The Real Story Behind Facebook Moderation and Your Petty Reports

Originally posted on The Internet Offends Me:
Imagine going to work every day and at the start of your day, with your first cup of coffee, you sit down to glance at beheadings, children in the process of being raped,…

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How bullying works: projection and scapegoating.

Originally posted on Politics and Insights – kittysjones :
Very few people, when put to the test, have the integrity and moral courage to stand up against bullying, harassment, abuse, threats and corruption. The targets of adult bullying are selected often…

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GW Pharmaceuticals boss: Cannabis-based treatments could be used in autism – The Telegraph

Justin Gover says GW’s experimental drug for severe epilepsy also appears to treat symptoms of autism.   GW Pharmaceuticals is to investigate whether a cannabis-based medicine could treat symptoms of severe autism. The British drugmaker, which develops medicines using cannabis … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Dr. Sarah Wollaston

Dear Dr Wollaston, May I begin by thanking you for attending the drug policy debate in Parliament, even if you weren’t planning on attending an event that 130,000 people signed a petition in support of. It was big of you … Continue reading

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The case for decriminalising drugs in the UK is becoming irresistible

Originally posted on Metro:
Portugal decriminalised drugs in 2001 – should the UK? (Picture: Blair Gable/Reuters) Drugs are a great evil – but it takes a lot of political courage to admit that keeping them illegal has completely failed. There…

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Brian Deer: Wakefield ‘MMR mother’ fabricated injury story

Originally posted on Left Brain Right Brain:
Brian Deer, the reporter who broke the story on Andrew Wakefield’s conflicts of interests, has a new story on his website: Wakefield ‘MMR mother’ fabricated injury story In a newly-released judgment from England’s…

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