Ex-cop smuggles cannabis oil into Scotland to help ease her young son’s epilepsy

Miss Gray said: “I honestly thought, ‘That’s it, he’s going to die. How can anybody survive this?’”

Although Murray spent most of this year in hospital, he is now back in school for a few hours a day.

Miss Gray convinced this change is due to the Bedrolite.

Although medical cannabis was decriminalised in the UK last November, it is virtually impossible to get products containing THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol.

The British Paediatric Neurology Association (BPNA) says there is “no high-quality evidence” to support the use of THC, which gives users the feeling of being “high”.

Dr Finbar O’Callaghan, from the BPNA, told Disclosure: “The NHS are only going to pay for products where there’s evidence of efficacy and safety.”

Tracey Gillies, the medical director for NHS Lothian, said they could not discuss individual cases.

She said hospital could not turn a blind eye to parents dosing their children with cannabis, adding: “There would be a child protection

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