People with sick children are still having to travel abroad to use cannabis – as thousands of patients are denied newly legal cannabis treatments.
Browsing: Billy Caldwell
Doctors will be able to prescribe cannabis products to patients from 1 November, the Home Secretary Sajid Javid says.
Families of children with epilepsy welcome easing of rules but warn there is work to do.
Boy heads home as authorities grant emergency permission for epilepsy medication.
The government delaying giving a cannabis oil licence to a boy with a epilepsy would be “unconscionably cruel”, his mother has said.
Mother of Billy Caldwell says he has been admitted to hospital due to seizures, after customs agents took his medicine.
Billy used to have up to 100 seizures per day, but is now 250 days seizure-free after having product prescribed on NHS.
Doctors are successfully using cannabis to treat a schoolboy with an ‘uncontrollable’ form of epilepsy.