Cannabis oil mother feels ‘trapped living abroad’ for daughter

Cannabis Refugee: Mother Feels ‘Trapped Living Abroad’ for Daughter

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Julie Galloway and her seven-year-old daughter, Alexa, are cannabis refugees. They’ve been forced to leave Scotland and move to the Netherlands to get access to medical cannabis. Alexa needs cannabis to treat her severe form of epilepsy. This same story is being repeated in countries around the globe, including the US. Draconian rules about medical cannabis are forcing tearing families apart and threatening the lives of children.

“I want to come home but I am terrified the medication will be confiscated.

“I am struggling to pay for it and I know this can’t go on forever.”

A version of cannabis oil has been approved for use in the UK, but doctors have been unwilling to prescribe it for Alexa. […]

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