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U.S. state medical cannabis rules are slow to keep up with the growing demand that offers accessibility and options to caregivers and those with autism. The National Conference of State Legislatures updates a list of each state’s laws. “As of June 25, 2019, 14 states and territories have approved adult-use cannabis,” it notes.
For many, it’s a welcome addition to their toolkit of therapies. “Cannabis is an answer to a prayer,” Nichole explained as she smiled. “It’s so amazing to me to see myself now compared to who I was four years ago before I began my research.”
Whether cannabis will remain a Schedule 1 drug seems to be less important in conversations than where families can purchase, or what has been vetted. One point remains certain: With the stigma of cannabis fading, more families are exploring treatments that are more accessible and less pharmaceutical.
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