Grandparents Call in Lawyers to get Terminally Ill Child Medical Cannabis

The grandparents of a five-year-old with terminal brain cancer have called in a lawyer after doctors refused to consider medical cannabis to treat the child.

In August last year the child was given nine to 12 months to live after being diagnosed with an inoperable tumour on her spinal cord.

Her father also wants her to receive medical cannabis treatment, despite protests from the girl’s mother.

Lawyer Rosie Purchas told Morning Report they had been encouraged by reading about the successful treatment of a child with the same condition in America.

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