The "Joey's Strain" Campaign is driven and focused on the continuous support of the community. The Joey's Strain MedTainer  symbolizes the new faces of autism. Help us spread awareness towards a very worthy cause.  UF4A.ORG is an informational website










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Meet Mieko Hester-Perez   

Vegas Cannabis Magazine April Autism Awarness Interview view article

Dr. Vivek Murthy On Medical Marijuana: US Surgeon General Says It 'Can Be Helpful' 

Bruce Wright @bctw on February 04 2015 12:20 PM ... The campaign to validate the medicinal qualities of marijuana got its latest endorsement Wednesday morning from the top U.S. medical authority, who said “marijuana can be helpful” for treating certain conditions and symptoms. view article

 Joey’s Strain: Cannabis Created for Symptoms Related to Autism   view article Feb 2, 2015 ...In 2009, Mieko Hester-Perez the pioneer of this unconventional treatment initially opened the doors with her groundbreaking research on her first public interview on Good Morning America

Acology Announces New Advisory Board Member CNNMoney January 28, 2015: 08:00 AM ET Acology Inc. (OTCQB: ACOL) is very pleased to announce the addition of Ms. Mieko Hester-Perez to its Advisory Board. Ms. Hester-Perez brings ...For more information on the Medtainer:

The American Academy of Pediatrics announced Monday a new policy that endorses cannabis use by sick children if other drugs won't work.  January 27 2015 2:41 PM ...The American Academy of Pediatrics weighed in Monday by slightly updating its long opposition to legalizing marijuana for medical or recreational use. It said medical marijuana should only be prescribed "for children with life-limiting or severely debilitating conditions and for whom current therapies are inadequate"... View

Acology in Negotiations With UF4A Founder January 09, 2015: 08:00 AM ET ...Acology sees Ms. Hester-Perez as a spokesperson and liaison to a critical component of its marketing outreach; legally compliant packaging for medical cannabis and cannabinoid products. Ms. Hester-Perez's organization raises funds for medical research specifically in the clinical use of cannabinoids to treat Autism. In joining Acology on its Advisory Board, Ms. Hester-Perez, as the mother of a severely autistic son, presents a unique insight to the growing phenomenon of effective treatment modalities based on cannabinoid extractions and their use in autism case studies. She will employ her considerable eloquence on these subjects to emphasize the importance of compliant, child-resistant, medical-grade packaging. She will advise Acology as the company moves forward with plans to support and enhance these worthy causes and create innovative ways to join research, treatment solutions and new products to Acology packaging...For more information on the Medtainer:

ScienceDaily: Autism News 



Helpful Articles


Autism Support Network 

Marijuana Madness by Nick Buglione 



Stanford University Study Finds That Marijuana Could help with Autism


Autism-Associated Neuroligin-3 Mutations Commonly Disrupt Tonic Endocannabinoid Signaling

Evidence for a Common Endocannabinoid-Related Pathomechanism in Autism Spectrum Disorders


Young man diagnosed with Autism is saving lives alongside his mother By Jamie Solis Oct. 2, 2014  



OC boy with autism has own strain of medical marijuana

Thursday, May 01, 2014 



Healing With Cannabis 

Vegas Cannabis Magazine April 2015 


...Until further laws are passed, this is what special needs families need to consider when choosing cannabis as a safe and effective treatment for autism.... 

I spend over 50% of my time consulting with families and medical professionals on navigating this treatment that currently has no guidelines or dosage structure. View