An Israeli study currently underway is finding that medical cannabis can be used to treat the symptoms of autism in children and adults.

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), in 2012, one in every 68 children(1.5 percent) in the United States were diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). They also found that the condition affects every race, gender, and socioeconomic group.

The disorder is often diagnosed when the child is around the age of two, when they demonstrate impaired social skills and communication abilities along with compulsive behaviors.

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