Billy Caldwell cannabis oil plea rejected by Home Office
The Home Office has rejected a County Tyrone mother's plea to legalise cannabis oil for her epileptic son.
Charlotte Caldwell accused Home Office minister Nick Hurd of having "likely signed my son's death warrant".
Ms Caldwell brought cannabis oil from Canada for her son Billy, but it was confiscated at Heathrow on Monday.
In 2017, the 12-year-old became the first person in the UK to be prescribed cannabis oil, but last month his GP was told he could no longer do so.
'Honest conversation' Ms Caldwell, from Castlederg, said she was "absolutely devastated" to have the... read more
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