• The neurodevelopment disorder, autism, affects about one in every 68 children - a staggering statistic that is bringing greater awareness to natural, plant-based therapies that are readily accessible. Parents are often left with the choice of administering antipsychotic medications to their child that are not always effective and can have negative and damaging side-effects. In Israel, a pioneering study is under way to test the effects of cannabinoids on 120 autistic children and young adults.  From Start-Up Israel:  “The researchers at Shaare Zedek are mostly administering a cannabinoid called cannabidiol,...