How Does Cannabis Consumption Affect Autism? | Leafly

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Autism and Cannabis at a Glance

Autism is a collection of disorders that impact brain development, characterized by communication difficulties, social interaction problems, and repetitive and sometimes injurious behaviors.

Autism is caused by a combination of genetic mutations and environmental factors, such as advanced parental age and pregnancy problems.

Autism management focuses on therapies over drugs, including behavioral modification and social-skills coaching

There are no clinical studies on cannabis and autism, but there is a growing body of positive anecdotal evidence from doctors and parents

Lack of scientific data keeps doctors from endorsing cannabis in treating autism, but some promising ancillary research exists.

The many active compounds in cannabis may make proper dosing for children difficult to pinpoint, creating controversy in the medical community over its use

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