LAREDO, TX (KGNS) – A local teen who suffers from a severe form of epilepsy is the first Texan to be treated with medical cannabis for his condition.
13-year-old Victor Becerra
Since January, 13-year-old Victor Becerra has been receiving treatment for his Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome by using a medication called Epidialex, a drug that contains cannabis oil.
This type of medication was prescribed by licensed physician Dr. Victor Trevino.
When Becerra’s condition continued to worsen, his mother Maria Veloz grew desperate but found hope when she saw an interview done by Dr. Trevino.
“I had given a previous report to one of the news stations about this medication about six months ago that it was coming out, and information about this little girl that had been treated so she heard about it where she was living, I think in the Dallas area and she came to Laredo