Epileptic Boy ‘in Life-threatening State’ After Cannabis Oil Seized

Mother of Billy Caldwell says he has been admitted to hospital due to seizures, after customs agents took his medicine.

Billy Caldwell, the 12-year-old boy who had his anti-epileptic medicine confiscated by the Home Office this week, has been admitted to hospital, with his mother saying his condition is life-threatening.

“Billy has had back-to-back seizures today,” Charlotte Caldwell, said on Friday. “On his medication, which included the vital but banned THC component, he was seizure-free for more than 300 days.”

On Friday afternoon, Billy was taken to Chelsea and Westminster hospital in west London in an ambulance after experiencing seizures.

– Read the entire article at The Guardian.