'Help - my son's lifesaving cannabis is about to run out'
It’s a story we’ve followed for quite some time - Britain’s ongoing battle to provide medicinal cannabis to those who legitimately need it. We last met Charlotte Caldwell in June last year after she pleaded with the government for a special prescription licence for her son Billy, who suffers with life-threatening epilepsy.
Charlotte was integral in home secretary Sajid Javid’s decision in changing the law on the drug in October. But despite this so-called breakthrough, Billy’s mum has revealed that doctors have unable to provide her son with his supply thanks to new guidelines and she’s no longer able to afford private appointments.
According to Charlotte, the oil reduces Billy’s seizures and allows him a better quality of life and she won’t stop fighting until she gets her son what he needs, and she joins us alongside Dr Ranj.