Parents, at their wit’s end, and faced with the very real prospect of needing to institutionalize their son, decided to try something unconventional…and controversial. They began treating their 10-year-old son, who suffers from Autism, with medical marijuana. The parents got a recommendation from a medical cannabis doctor. They told their son’s pediatrician about their plan and began to grow the medicine in their back yard. From the marijuana flowers they grew, they made a concentrated ball of hash, roughly ¾ inch in diameter, representing roughly four months of doses for the 10-year-old boy.
Under Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Act, minors CAN
be “Patients”. The law is so strongly supported with data that shows the medical benefits of marijuana that it would be against public policy to deny minors the right to benefit from its medicinal uses. The Act does require extra safeguards for minors who want to use marijuana.
For more information about minors legally using marijuana for medicinal purposes please go to: http://ambrosecriminallawblog.com/2010/06/18/minors-can-use-medical-marijuana/.
If you have questions about medical marijuana contact Samantha Moffett at (248) 624-5500