The parents of a three-year-old boy with severe epilepsy have dropped a legal challenge after guidelines on prescribing cannabis were ‘clarified’.
Charlie Hughes went from having up to 120 seizures a day to fewer than 20, after receiving cannabis oil privately.
Medical cannabis was legalised in 2018, but few NHS prescriptions have been handed out due to NHS guidance.
A clarification to the guidance means specialist clinicians can prescribe medicinal cannabis where appropriate.
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