Family hopes medical marijuana will save child's life

A desperate family from Chorlton are hoping medical marijuana will save their child's life. Nevan Davies suffers from a severe form of epilepsy. He has up to 300 seizures a day and has to wear a helmet.

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Mum from Manchester speaks about hopes for medical marijuana

A mum from Manchester wants to send her son to Colorado for treatment with medical marijuana.

Deborah Davies's son Nevan has Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy. Cannabis oil has been used to treat children with similar conditions in the United States.

To find out more about Nevan's condition and the use of medical marijuana, head to legstoamerica.com.

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Family's medical marijuana hope

Nevan Davies has Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Credit: LegsToAmerica

A desperate family from Chorlton are hoping medical marijuana will save their child's life.

Nevan Davies has a severe form of epilepsy, Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome. He has up to 300 seizures a day and has to wear a helmet.

After years of researching possible cures his parents stumbled across the controversial cannabis treatment online.They're now fundraising to travel to Colorado, the first US state to legalise cannabis for recreational use, in the hope the drug will be a miracle cure.

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