Mum desperate to get CBD cannabis oil for son’s severe epilepsy hits out at ‘doctors playing God’

A Hull mum has hit out after falling to get a cannabis oil prescription for her son who has epilepsy so severe it could kill him.

Gina Walker says her son, James, who cannot speak, has “tried every drug going” to treat his Lennox–Gastaut syndrome, a complex, rare, and severe childhood-onset epilepsy, but no medication has truly worked.

Since James was two months old, a day has not gone by without him having a seizure and his parents were horrifyingly told he would only live until the age of 10.

Recently celebrating his 21st birthday, James has defied the odds, but to give him the best chance possible, Gina wants her son to try CBD cannabidiol, which has been legal to prescribe for his condition since November 2018.

But Mrs Walker is frustrated as she says

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