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US News Cannabis for mother's sick boy is confiscated

15:35  11 june  2018
15:35  11 june  2018 Source:   news.sky.com

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A mother who has had cannabis oil taken from her as she arrived at Heathrow airport has vowed to Charlotte Caldwell tried to bring medicinal cannabis oil into the UK for her sick son when she had the drug confiscated by customs officers. The boy , from County Tyrone in Northern Ireland, suffers

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A mother who has had cannabis oil taken from her as she arrived at Heathrow airport has vowed to "get more" to save her son.

Charlotte Caldwell tried to bring the drug into the UK for her sick son when she had the drug confiscated by customs officers.

But she was not cautioned when she was stopped after a flight into London from Canada.

Her son Billy, 12, was given a prescription for medicinal cannabis oil last year to help treat his epilepsy.

The boy, from County Tyrone in Northern Ireland, suffers seizures and Ms Caldwell is worried the cycle of fits "will eventually kill him".

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During the drug education class, Shona’s son, knowing his mother ’ s life was saved by cannabis Police found and confiscated two ounces of cannabis and one ounce of cannabis oil. In other words, police broke in and stole this sick woman’s medicine and proceeded to take her child into custody.

She told reporters that customs officers were "absolute gentlemen... really, really nice," and one even had tears in his eyes as they took the drug from her.

"I'll just go back to Canada and I'll get more and I'll bring it back again," she said.

She described the drug as as "a small bottle of oil that's keeping my son alive".

And she told how she credits the drug with keeping Billy's seizures at bay.

Earlier this year, Ms Caldwell said: "Medicinal cannabis has given me back my right to hope and try to live some kind of normal life. But most importantly it has given Billy the right to life."

In May, she told Sky News: "My child will not go without life-saving medication. How I get it remains to be seen. But I will."

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