Alberta Drops Legal Attempt to Stop 4-year-old’s Use of Marijuana Treatment

The Alberta government has abruptly dropped its legal attempt to stop an Edmonton-area mother from treating her young daughter’s epileptic seizures with marijuana.

“I didn’t think they had the proper evidence to fight something that was working,” Lita Pawliw told reporters while holding her daughter Natalya, 4, outside the courthouse in Leduc, a bedroom community south of Edmonton.

As first reported by CBC News early Friday, Alberta’s Child and Family Services applied to a court for a supervision order that would have essentially taken control of the child’s medical treatment.

– Read the entire article at CBC News.