Category Archives: parents

Parents of Toddler With Severe Epilepsy Seek Legal Review of Cannabis Oil Guidelines

Charlie Hughes, 3, has rare condition called West syndrome, but NHS-approved medicines have been ineffective. The parents of a toddler with severe epilepsy are seeking a landmark judicial review of rigid guidelines that effectively prevent the NHS from prescribing medical cannabis oil, a substance that they say has allowed their son to live a much […]

Parents Hail 10-Month-Old’s Response to Cannabis Oil Treatment as ‘Amazing’

The parents of a baby girl who suffers severe seizures claim medicinal cannabis is saving her life. Three weeks ago, the 10-month-old was in ICU and doctors were preparing to put her into a coma and remove half her brain. Baby Luella has a rare type of epilepsy called West syndrome which causes her to […]

My Favorite Superhero (Parents, Sick Kids, Cannabis and Coping)

CANNABIS CULTURE – “Oh yes.. I see blastomas in there.”These were the words of our doctor, the words I did not want to hear. My 10-month-old son, Carson, had a 10% chance of inheriting a genetic mutation that led to retinoblastoma, a.k.a. eye cancer.  My husband had noticed a tracking issue in our son’s eyes.  […]