Mum to Climb Mountain in Plea for Medicinal Cannabis

A mother who is pleading for a licence for medicinal cannabis for her sick toddler who suffers from seizures plans to climb Croagh Patrick this Sunday in order to highlight her plight.

Michael O’Neill, who will be two at the end of August, has a neurological condition called bilateral frontal polymicrogyric, which involves him having too many folds on the frontal lobes of his brain.

He has experienced severe seizures which are currently reduced to spasms via the use of CBD oil.

His mother, Noreen, said Michael will need access to THC, the more potent form of cannabis oil, in order to stabilise his condition.

– Read the entire article at Irish Examiner.