Nurses won’t give cannabis oil to son who suffers seizures, Toronto …

A Toronto mother whose son suffers from chronic seizures due to a rare genetic condition is frustrated that some nurses in Toronto hospitals have refused to administer cannabis oil, which she says brings him relief.

Maria Niembro, mother of 11-year-old Francesco, told CBC’s Metro Morning on Monday that she has to administer the cannabis oil herself to her son, who suffers from CFC, or Cardio-facio-cutaneous, syndrome.

Cannabis oil

Last year, Health Canada gave medicinal pot growers the green light to produce cannabis oil and other plant extracts. (CBC)

Francesco was having two to 10 seizures a day before he started receiving the cannabis oil. Niembro said it has significantly reduced the number of seizures he suffers daily. 

“They apologize and they

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