Michigan Panel Recommends Allowing Marijuana For Children With Autism

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Michael Komorn, a Michigan attorney who specializes in medical marijuana laws and is also the president of the Michigan Medical Marijuana Association, who filed a petition on behalf of a mother with a child who has Autism in southeastern Michigan spawned a flurry of articles through out the media world.

Please watch the video from the meeting and Michael Komorn’s comments

 

Below are links to numerous media articles related to the issue of adding autism to the list of qualified ailments for Medical Marihuana in Michigan..

LARA omits Autism

State officials on Monday acknowledged they’d omitted hundreds of pages of medical studies from packets supplied to a state review panel slated to consider medical marijuana for treating autism according to the Detroit Free Press.

The panel will reconvene July 31 to reconsider autism, officials said.

Michigan Panel Recommends Allowing Marijuana For Children With Autism

CBS Local – ‎Aug 1, 2015‎

LANSING (AP) – Michigan would become the first state to allow medical marijuana for children with severe autism if a senior official follows the recommendation made Friday by an advisory panel. The state’s Medical Marijuana Review Panel voted 4-2 to …

 

 

Michigan medical marijuana panel votes to add autism treatment to state law

MLive.com – ‎Jul 31, 2015‎

LANSING, MI — The Michigan Medical Marijuana Law Review Panel voted Friday to recommend adding autism as a qualifying condition fit for treatment under the state law. That recommendation now heads to Mike Zimmer, director of the Michigan …

 

 

Michigan a step closer to allowing marijuana for autism

Detroit Free Press – ‎Jul 31, 2015‎

LANSING – Michigan would become the first state to allow medical marijuana for children with severe autism if an official follows the recommendation of a state panel. The Michigan Medical Marijuana Review Panel voted, 4-2, Friday to recommend autism as …

 

 

State Panel To Vote On Medical Marijuana For Autism

CBS Local – ‎Jul 31, 2015‎

LANSING (AP) – A state panel is meeting again to consider whether to add extreme forms of autism to the conditions that qualify for medical marijuana in Michigan. Supporters say oil extracted from marijuana has been effective in controlling severe

 

 

State Board Says People With Autism Should Be Able to Use Medical Marijuana

WMUK – ‎16 hours ago‎

A state board has approved adding autism to the list of conditions that can be treated with medical marijuana. The Michigan Medical Marihuana Review Panel voted 4-2 on Friday to make the recommendation. The final decision will be made by Michigan …

 

 

Michigan Review Panel Includes Autism As Condition For Medical Marijuana …

TestCountry.com (blog) – ‎20 hours ago‎

The Michigan Medical Marijuana Review Panel has recommended to include autism as one of the health conditions that the state approves for medical marijuana treatment. The recommendation, which the panel released on July 31, is one step closer to …

 

 

Michigan Medical Marijuana Panel Approves Autism, A Step Closer To Cannabis …

The Inquisitr – ‎Aug 2, 2015‎

Supporters of medical marijuana in Michigan received some surprising and hopeful news. On Friday, the Michigan Medical Marijuana Review Panel voted to recommend that autism be added to the list of conditions that doctors can prescribe medical …

 

 

Michigan panel recommends permitting marijuana for autism

Observer News – ‎Aug 2, 2015‎

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan would develop into the primary state to permit medical marijuana for youngsters with extreme autism if a senior official follows the advice made Friday by an advisory panel. The state’s Medical Marijuana Evaluation Panel …

 

 

Michigan Medical Marijuana Review Panel Approves Autism

The Weed Blog (blog) – ‎Aug 1, 2015‎

Fathers high-fived with their children. Old men shed tears. Strangers embraced as if friends. Autism was recommended to be included in the list of illnesses covered under the protections of the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act. Although there still

 

 

State panel endorses medical pot for autism

The Detroit News – ‎Jul 31, 2015‎

In this photo taken on June 26, Ida Chinonis helps her daughter, Bella, take her cannabis based medication at their home in Grand Blanc. Bella, 6, suffers from seizures, and her mother says the only medication that helps her is a cannabis oil. (Photo

 

 

Michigan panel supports pediatric use of medical marijuana for autism

WLNS – ‎Jul 31, 2015‎

(WLNS) – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention one in every 68 American children have some form of autism. On Friday families directly affected by autism are one step closer toward being able to use marijuana as a form of treatment.

 

 

State panel votes on medical marijuana for autism

Daily Mining Gazette – ‎Jul 31, 2015‎

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A state panel has recommended that severe forms of autism be added as a condition that qualifies for medical marijuana in Michigan. The Michigan Medical Marijuana Review Panel voted 4-2 Friday to recommend its use. The group’s …

 

 

Review Panel Recommends Marijuana for Autism

WILX-TV – ‎Jul 31, 2015‎

“We’ve been doing all of the regular gammits of everything that doctors recommend for us to do – advanced behavioral analysis therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy. We have him maxed out,” explained Bruno’s Father, Dwight Zahringer.

 

 

State panel votes yes to medicinal marijuana for severe autism

MI News 26 – ‎Jul 31, 2015‎

A state panel met on Friday to consider adding extreme forms of autism to the list of conditions that qualify for the use of medical marijuana in Michigan. In a 4-2 vote, the Michigan Medical Marijuana Review Panel is recommending the approval of a

 

 

State Panel Recommends Allowing Medical Marijuana For Severe Autism

9&10 News – ‎Jul 31, 2015‎

A state panel is recommending Michigan add extreme forms of autism to the conditions that qualify for medical marijuana. In a 4-2 decision, the Michigan Medical Marijuana Review Panel voted to recommend allowing medical marijuana for children with …

 

 

Review Board to Decide if Marijuana Can Treat Autism

WILX-TV – ‎Jul 31, 2015‎

The state’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Marijuana Review Panel is expected to vote today on whether or not medical marijuana can be used as treatment for people with autism. The panel has held a public hearing and reviewed several …

 

 

Can medical marijuana treat autism?

WDIV Detroit – ‎Jul 31, 2015‎

A regulatory panel will consider is autism will be included on the list of things medical marijuana can legally treat. Show Transcript Hide Transcript. THEY JUST DID WHAT THEY HOPED EVERYONE WOULD DO IN THAT SITUATION. Karen: SOME SAY IT’S …

 

 

State Panel To Decide On Treating Autism With Marijuana

WILX-TV – ‎Jul 31, 2015‎

Parents who are in favor of the proposal say medical marijuana in small doses works wonders with kids who have autism, and that it helps with behavioral issues. Opponents say there is no strong evidence the drug is very helpful. LANSING A state panel

 

 

Big Vote On Autism And Medical Marijuana Tomorrow In Michigan

The Weed Blog (blog) – ‎Jul 30, 2015‎

autism cannabis marijuana Multi-talented Michigan attorney Michael Komorn is calling on families of children with autism to attend a crucial vote of the Medical Marihuana Review Panel on July 31st. The Panel is considering whether to recommend approval …