Epileptic boy, 13, gets his first legal dose of medical cannabis in the UK

Epileptic boy, 13, whose case led to the legalisation of medical cannabis in Britain gets his first legal dose in the UK after three-month ‘exile’ in Canada

  • Medical cannabis was made legal on the NHS  following NHS reforms last year
  • Billy Caldwell and his mother returned from three months in ‘exile’ in Canada 
  • They left the UK as they couldn’t find a doctor to prescribe medicinal cannabis
  • But yesterday they picked up cannabis from pharmacy after doctor prescribed it

Brendan Mcfadden For Mailonline

A 13-year-old epileptic boy whose case led to the legalisation of medical cannabis in Britain has been given his first legal dose the country.

Billy Caldwell and his mother, Charlotte, from

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