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The American Academy of Pediatrics announced Monday a new policy that endorses cannabis use by sick children if other drugs won't work.  January 27 2015 2:41 PM

...The American Academy of Pediatrics weighed in Monday by slightly updating its long opposition to legalizing marijuana for medical or recreational use. It said medical marijuana should only be prescribed "for children with life-limiting or severely debilitating conditions and for whom current therapies are inadequate"... View

Acology in Negotiations With UF4A Founder 

January 09, 2015: 08:00 AM ET 

...Acology sees Ms. Hester-Perez as a spokesperson and liaison to a critical component of its marketing outreach; legally compliant packaging for medical cannabis and cannabinoid products. Ms. Hester-Perez's organization raises funds for medical research specifically in the clinical use of cannabinoids to treat Autism. In joining Acology on its Advisory Board, Ms. Hester-Perez, as the mother of a severely autistic son, presents a unique insight to the growing phenomenon of effective treatment modalities based on cannabinoid extractions and their use in autism case studies. She will employ her considerable eloquence on these subjects to emphasize the importance of compliant, child-resistant, medical-grade packaging. She will advise Acology as the company moves forward with plans to support and enhance these worthy causes and create innovative ways to join research, treatment solutions and new products to Acology packaging...Read More CNN.Money.com

 

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Wrtiten by Mieko Perez 12/2014  Until further laws are passed, this is what special needs families need to consider when choosing cannabis as a safe and effective treatment for autism.... I spend over 50% of my time consulting with families and medical professionals on navigating this treatment that currently has no guidelines or dosage structure. View

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