By Rick Sallinger
DENVER (CBS4) – A bill is now sitting on the desk of Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper which, if signed, would legalize the use of medical marijuana by those with autism.
It has been passed by both the House and Senate with strong support, but the head of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment does not back it.
Supporters of the bill feel medical marijuana including the psychoactive component can be a valuable medicine in dealing with autism. Some people are already using for it their children who qualify under special conditions. One example is the Kropp family in Pueblo County.
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