I’m campaigning to legalise medical cannabis because I’ve seen how it can help first hand


I'm campaigning to legalise medical cannabis because I've seen how it can help first hand
My cousin Oliver suffers from severe epilepsy (Picture: Kate Rothwell)

I started the campaign to legalise medical cannabis because of my cousin, Oliver.

He’s 11-years-old, and has severe epilepsy.

The only thing that helps him is cannabis oil, and like so many other patients, he’s unable to access this through the UK medical system.

Oliver was on cannabis oil, administered at home, for 18 months, during which time the rate of seizures he suffered dropped from up to 20 per day down to a handful.

I find it really frustrating and upsetting that a medicine that helps to this extent is being withheld due to political agenda.

Doctors around the world agree that cannabis oil is beneficial for a multitude of medical conditions, and I believe that

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