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The Stigma of Medical Marijuana

Daily Dose 2010-04-07 0 comments

The Stigma of Medical Marijuana

MM411 talks with Mieko Hester Perez, founder of The Unconventional Foundation For Autism

Transcript: Medications work for some children and then there is medications that are not effect in some children. In this case, in our case the medications were ineffective with Joey. I know Joey is not the only child because I receive the emails, the phone calls and people tracking me down…and I am shopping, mothers come up to me and say thank you. They don’t want anyone else in the store to know what they are talking about. I had a mother come up to me and say thank you. And my daughter said, why did she say thank you. Because of the stigma of marijuana she couldn’t discuss it with me. That is the reason why I am moving forward. That stigma could save another child’s life. That parent could not ask me any questions for fear of over hearing.

More about The Unconventional Foundation for Autism, founded by Mieko Hester Perez for her son Joey who has autism.

The Mission of The Unconventional Foundation for Autism (UF4A.ORG) An Informational Website: is to (1)raise awareness and support for families afflicted with this mysterious and misunderstood condition known as Autism; (2) to raise funds for medical research and clinical trials (for full disclosure of details on research & trials please contact UF4A Legal Counsel); (3) to provide functional support of the (IDEA) Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to parents in need.

UF4A.ORG is leading the way in nontraditional treatments and therapies not covered by healthcare providers or that place a burden on families who cannot afford services such as Aquatic Therapy, additional Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapies, your contributions will directly help support the advancement of our mission.

The Unconventional Foundation for Autism specifically invokes the First Amendment rights of freedom of speech and of the press without prejudice. The products discussed are not intended to diagnose, cure, prevent or treat any disease but are proven useful for the promotion of health and life extension. UF4A.ORG recommends that licensed local healthcare professionals are consulted.