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Parents of toddler with severe epilepsy seek legal review of cannabis oil guidelines

Exclusive: Charlie Hughes, 3, has rare condition called West syndrome, but NHS-approved medicines have been ineffective

The parents of a toddler with severe epilepsy are seeking a landmark judicial review of rigid guidelines that effectively prevent the NHS prescribing medical cannabis oil to thousands of sick children including their son, a substance which they say has allowed him to live a much healthier life.

Charlie Hughes, 3, has a rare form of epilepsy called West syndrome, which is resistant to most forms of treatment and can cause him to have up to 120 seizures per day, according to his parents Alison and Matt Hughes. With regular full extract cannabis oil, however, he experiences a maximum of 20 per day at a reduced severity.

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Ben Maudsley

Ben Maudsley

Ben likes to teach passionate youngsters guitar lessons and has his own company. Cannabis history is his second hobby so he started to perfect not only his musical skills but also his writing skills by writing for Hemp Stash News. Ben is our staff journalist.

He can be reached out at: Ben.Maudsley@hempstashnews.com

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