FOR Rozanne Burley, medicinal cannabis was a saviour for her 16-year-old son Adam.
The single mum of three has endured the unimaginable with her youngest boy, who has Dravet syndrome. At his worst, he was having up to 20 seizures a night and has been left with severe brain damage as result of continued seizures from the age of eight months.
Rozanne started Adam on medicinal cannabis at age 12 after strong anti-convulsion medications left him with side effects so bad he had to be fed through a tube in his stomach for five years.
Desperate to relieve her son’s suffering, Rozanne turned to the black market to access the medicalised version of the illicit drug to try and reduce Adam’s treatment burden.
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