This may be helpful but it seems very irresponsible because it hasn't been proven…

This may be helpful but it seems very irresponsible because it hasn't been proven to be safe or effective. This "science" is about as solid as vaccines causing autism.

"The research basis for a lot of the hopes for using medical marijuana for autism – it's really minimal," says David G. Amaral, a psychologist and research director of the M.I.N.D. Institute at University of California, Davis. (M.I.N.D. stands for Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders.) "I mean there's very meager clinical evidence for effectiveness.

Meager evidence because there have been no large clinical trials to determine whether marijuana or its compounds are effective or safe in treating children with autism.

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After Other Options Fail, A Family Tries Medical Marijuana For Son With Autism
Rhode Island is among a growing number of states allowing children with autism to be treated with medical marijuana. The benefits are unproved and the full extent of the risks are unknown.

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