he mother of a severely epileptic boy has won the right to treat her son with medicinal cannabis oil.
Charlotte Caldwell said they had “achieved the impossible” after Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced on Saturday he would grant a licence for 12-year-old Billy to receive the treatment.
The government, who seized the six month supply of cannabis oil that Ms Caldwell had brought into Heathrow Airport from Toronto, Canada, relented today after a six day battle.
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