Anthony Clarry has had to get used to breaking the law. Once a month he smuggles two cannabis-based medicines into the UK for his five-year-old daughter Indie-Rose, who has a rare form of severe epilepsy.
Indie-Rose’s mother, Tannine Montgomery, has also made the trip. She said: “We should not have to spend £1,500 a month on these medicines, but be able to pick it up from a local pharmacy.”
They say the cannabis oils have dramatically reduced the frequency, duration and severity of their daughter’s seizures.
Tannine said: “Since she has been on the cannabis oils, she has not been hospitalised with a seizure. Not only that, but she is more alert, happier, a different child, and it’s made her life worth living.”
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