Charlotte Caldwell’s medicinal cannabis oil for her epileptic son confiscated at Heathrow

Charlotte Caldwell was attempting to bring the drug into the UK for her severely epileptic child when she had it confiscated by customs officers in London after a flight from Canada.

She was not cautioned, and has vowed to repeat the attempt.

“We will not stop, we are not going to give up,” she said after the medicine was seized. “We have love, hope, faith for our kids and we are going to continue.”

Charlotte Caldwell is worried her son’s cycle of seizures ‘will eventually kill him’

Her son Billy, 12, was given a prescription for medicinal cannabis oil last year to help treat his epilepsy – the first time the drug had been prescribed by the NHS.

But the boy’s doctor was told by Home Office drug enforcement teams to stop prescribing

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