Boy, six, denied cannabis oil treatment for rare form of epilepsy is rushed to hospital after seizures

A BOY whose parents are insisting they be allowed to use cannabis-oil to treat his epileptic seizures has been rushed to hospital.

Six-year-old Alfie Dingley has to endure up to 30 seizures a day because of his condition, but his parents say the oil, which is banned in the UK, helps to relieve them.

 Six-year-old Alfie Dingley has been hospitalised after suffering a cluster of seizures
Six-year-old Alfie Dingley has been hospitalised after suffering a cluster of seizures

It is the second time he has had to be hospitalised since returning from Holland last month, where he was being treated with the substance.

Alfie’s mother Hannah Deacon has appealed to the Home Office and Prime Minister Theresa May to “act to help my beloved son survive and have the best life he can.”

“We need your urgent compassion and action

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