Studies Finds Link Between Autism and Cannabinoids

A new study shows that mutations associated with autism block the action of brain molecules that act on the same receptors that marijuana’s active chemical acts on. Endocannabinoids are molecules that affect memory, learning, pain, and other important processes. They share a similar chemical structure with THC, the primary psychoactive component of marijuana. Endocannabinoids naturally […]

Medical Marijuana and Autism Update

The debate over medical marijuana continues to rage in the United States. So far, 20 states have legalized marijuana for medical purposes, and two have legalized it for recreational use as well. It would seem that marijuana is an emerging industry in the United States, in spite of the fact that it is still technically […]