My niece has Autism and her mother use Cannabis as an alternative medicine although their Doctor is against this herbal medication. But her parents found the efficiency of this plant because of the doctors prescription is expensive and they cannot afford it. Now, we've been doing researching and read some articles suggesting the strains of cannabis or
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replied January 5th, 2019
Welcome to EHF.

I have read your question and would like to help you.

Autism is neuro developmental disorder and unfortunately have no cure and behaviour modification therapy remains the standard of treatment.
Although some parents have experienced positive results with cannabis oil extracts but there are no large scale studies about it's efficacy and safety profile so doctors are reluctant about advising it and caution is required before administering it.

I hope it helps ,stay in touch with your health care provider as EHF is only for educational and counselling purposes.
Good luck
Dr Khalil
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