Cannabis Oil Delay for Warwickshire Epileptic Boy ‘Cruel’

The government delaying giving a cannabis oil licence to a boy with a epilepsy would be “unconscionably cruel”, his mother has said.

Alfie Dingley, six, from Warwickshire, has a very rare form of epilepsy which causes up to 150 seizures per month.

Hannah Deacon urged the home secretary to intervene in her son’s case after Billy Caldwell, 12, was granted a limited licence for the drug.

The Home Office said Alfie’s treatment remains a priority.

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