Cannabis Saved My Son’s Life

Cannabis Saved My Son’s Life

I used to dream of being a normal mother. I would see other mums dropping their kids off at school, waving them goodbye and I’d want to be them. Not the parent with a chronically ill child.

For years, this scenario felt unattainable, but since my son Alfie Dingley became the first patient in the UK to receive a permanent cannabis licence, our family has been given hope.

There’s a lot of fear around the word ‘cannabis’. But for Alfie and my family, it changed our lives.

When he was five years old, my son was diagnosed with a rare form of epilepsy, called PCDH19, which caused up to 150 seizures a month.

– Read the entire article at Metro News.

Published at Tue, 14 Jul 2020 02:59:52 +0000

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