Frequently Asked Questions

1. What do you think is the cause(s) of autism?

Glyphosate and toxic overload in the body.

This pesticide glyphosate manufactured by Monsanto known as Round-Up is highly toxic according to a plethora of research evidence. It is found in prenatal vitamins, breast milk, lots of common food products, newborn formula and in high concentrations in vaccines, especially high in MMR.

2. What testing do you recommend to establish a baseline for autism before treatments?

  • Glyphosate level
  • Nagalase level
  • Comprehensive metabolic panel
  • Hepatitis panel
  • Hair metal testing
  • Plasma metal testing
  • Urine metal testing
  • Organic acid testing plasma
  • Comprehensive stool analysis
  • 184 IgG food allergy testing

If you or your physician need assistance or have questions regarding any of the above tests and relevance please contact me.

3. Why is medical marijuana an option for autism?

According to United States patent #6630507, cannabinoids have been shown to block excess glutamate receptor activation. It also demonstrated to be neuroprotective via its antioxidant properties.

4. Since marijuana is a schedule 1 narcotic with the DEA with no medicinal value, what research supports the safety of marijuana?

Since the government strictly prohibits research with marijuana, we have no recent quality trials demonstrating safety in the developing brain however, we do not see evidence of harm to the developing brain for those treated with cannabis that also have been diagnosed with autism. In fact, we claim that autism has shown to be a toxic, environmental chemical overload and further pharmaceutical use could contribute to progressive brain injury. Hence, the benefits outweigh the risks, which is a common decision in medicine that has to be made by any caregiver on a daily basis, wether it be a doctor, parent or sibling. There has been research including the Shafer report in the 1970s that actually reported “improved performances” in high school students exposed to cannabis. The NIDA evidence of toxicity is a study of poorest quality and cannot be used as valid evidence of harm (Meier, Duke).

5. What is the endpoint or ultimate goal?

We want to raise awareness that cannabis may be a valid option for the treatment of autism. We desire to conduct more open research in clinical trials and hence demand immediate congressional decriminalization to so and help this poor generation of affected individuals.

6. How do I get started?

Educate yourself, understand the material and be objective with everything you read. Know the sources of all written and consider all motives behind research. Speak to a physician that will work with you and your affected loved one. Start with some simple laboratory testing to establish a formal baseline. You may be surprised on how much toxicity you could be dealing with. Join discussion groups like the MAMMAs (Mothers Advocating Medical Marijuana for Autism) and others in your community or on social networks.

7. Where can I get legal help?

Contact a local attorney familiar with your state’s marijuana policies.
(We are currently updating this list)

California

Mieko Perez
The Unconventional Foundation for Autism
P.O. Box 27975
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(714) 805-8342

NCBA
244 California Street, Suite 507
San Francisco, California  94111
(415) 723-NCBA

Michigan

Komorn Law
30903 Northwestern Hwy #240
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
(800) 656-3557

8. Is there groups out there where I can discuss this and get more information?

9. What research resources do you have?

US National Library of Medicine
National Institutes of Health
US Department of Health / FDA
Cannabinoids as Therapeutics (Milestones in Drug Therapy) – by Raphael Mechoulam
Cannabis Health Index by Uwe Blesching
Medicinal Uses of Cannabis and Cannabinoids
Marijuana and the Cannabinoids (Forensic Science and Medicine)
Handbook of experimental Pharmacology
US Patent 6630507
World Health Organization IARC report
Jon Erb’s “The slow poisoning of mankind”
Stephanie Seneff
Dr. Jeff Bradstreet