Updated: Mar 6
This 1,600-word Deep Dive explores the topic of cannabis for autism by summarizing a 2022 peer-reviewed research study on the topic. This article is a living document that is updated regularly based on the release of new research on this topic.
A January 2022 study entitled "Autism & Associated Disorders: Cannabis as a Potential Therapy" that was published in the journal Frontiers in Bioscience—Elite investigated the potential benefits and positive outcomes of the therapeutic application of cannabis for autism.
"Here we present a comprehensive review of 1) changes in the endocannabinoid system in autism, 2) [the] effect of cannabis on autism, and 3) the effect of cannabis on autism-associated disorders," declared the scientists.