Category: Autism


By Catrina Coleman |  May 6, 2011 I'm still new to cannabis, I'm not a hippie from the 60's and I didn't grow up using it. I was taught like so many others that it would hurt you, not heal you. To see someone's health so significantly changed, so dramatically enhanced, so ... Read More
May 6, 2011Daily Dose


May2011 Congressional candidates Marcy Winograd and Steve Collett speak with medical marijuana caregiver Mieko Perez, who administers medical cannabis to her autistic son, Joey, after she was told he had only a few months to live. That was over two years ago and Joey is a healthy and happy boy today! Mieko ... Read More
May 3, 2011Daily Dose


Babble's Top 30 Autism Facebook Fan Pages is full of groups ranging from Autism Action UK, a National non-profit group raising awareness in the UK to Cannabis for Autism, which hosts an entire community surrounding the efficacy and benefits about treating autism, and symptoms of autism, with cannabis. Mieko Hester-Perez, who ... Read More
April 14, 2011Daily Dose


Cannabis Edibles as Breakthrough Autism Treatment? Mieko Hester-Perez Tells Joey's Story How so? Let Mieko Hester-Perez, this evening's main attraction, share the story of her son Joey. "Joey is twelve-years old," says the California-based Hester-Perez; he celebrated his birthday on March 1. "He was diagnosed with autism at sixteen months, and by ... Read More
March 2, 2011Daily Dose


University of California, Irvine offered a medical marijuana lecture and how autism and symptoms associated with autism can be treated with medical cannabis, especially for children. Autism and medical marijuana have come to be synonymous with each other ever since Mieko Perez and her son Joey were featured ... Read More
February 21, 2011Daily Dose


The University of California at Irvine gave grand rounds with the topic being medical marijuana and autism.  Dr. Hedrick has been treating Joey with medical cannabis and saw drastic improvements immediately. After Joey put on fifteen pounds in two weeks time, she finally decided it was time to ... Read More
February 2, 2011Rich



My War on Drugs

My Story. Maria Mills Greenfield Imagine watching your adult child suffer from a debilitating handicap. Imagine having to treat that child with handfuls of dangerous pharmaceuticals. Then, imagine researching and realizing that there was a safer, non-addictive, non-lethal treatment that has been documented to provide dramatic results in ... Read More
January 29, 2011Rich


The Unconventional Foundation for Autism (UF4A) had a booth generously donated to it from Mike Lerner, founder of Kush Magazine, and KushCon2 in Denver this December. Mieko Hester Perez founded UF4A after her son Joey, who almost died last year due to complications with side-effects from prescribed medications, made a miraculous ... Read More
December 24, 2010Sam Sabzehzar


WESTMINSTER, CA -- Mieko Hester Perez, along with Joey, held a press conference today to bring hope and awareness for the part of the medical marijuana community that is forgotten when cities decide to zone out safe access to medical marijuana, which was approved almost 15 years ... Read More
November 2, 2010Sam Sabzehzar