A 9-year old Puerto Rican boy suffering with non-verbal Autism has spoken his first words, after using a CBD oromucasol spray.

Kalel Santiago was diagnosed with Autism 6 years ago after being given the all clear from a Cancer diagnosis. His parents were informed that it was unlikely they would ever hear their sons voice.

However, after two days of using a CBD spray, Kalel was began to recite his vowels in school.

Kalel’s father Abiel said to the media, “You can’t imagine the emotion we had, hearing Kalel’s voice for the first time. It was amazing. The teacher recorded him and sent it to my wife and me, and we said, ‘well, the only different thing we have been doing is using the CBD’.”

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