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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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Sativex : The Trojan Horse to Permanent Cannabis Prohibition

http://www.legaliseinternational.com June 18 2011 by Jayelle Farmer It’s time to fully distinguish the difference between herbal cannabis and cannabis pharm meds Once again, the political debate on a possible connection between cannabis and psychosis has raised its head – this time, … Continue reading

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Cannabis for Autism (for some) via Sativex for Epilepsy.

Autism has an incredible amount variation within it’s own diagnostic bounds and there can be a higher than normal prevalences of some other medical conditions within autistic populations. To add to this complexity, many parents and clinicians alike are more interested … Continue reading

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Marijuana (Sativex) spray to ease withdrawal (and autism!) in Australia

Two new stories out in Australia. This one, cannabis keeps you smart into middle age, and the ‘Cannabis Withdrawal Spray Trial‘ which replaces a high-THC smoked skunk dependence with a dependence on an oral mixture of two whole cannabis plants’ … Continue reading

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Cannabis (Sativex) for Multiple Sclerosis (and Autism?) in Sweden after all!

With almost magical timing, a Press Release from GW Pharma tells us that Sativex* is now available in Sweden. This won’t be the first time medical cannabis has been legally used in Sweden, according to some folk at C4A on FB. Which leads … Continue reading

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