Mother Of Epileptic Boy Becomes First Person To Legally Enter UK With Cannabis Oil

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By Benjamin Butterworth in INews.

 

The mother of a six-year-old epileptic boy has legally brought medicinal cannabis oil through the border in the first known successful attempt since the Government paved the way for reforms. Hannah Deacon was allowed to pass through London City Airport on Tuesday carrying a five-month supply of the banned drug from Amsterdam after licences were granted for her son, Alfie Dingley, to be treated for his rare condition. The 39-year-old flew into the London airport from the Netherlands, where the drug is manufactured.
“Today, for the first time ever in this country, we have bought back THC oil through the airport legally, which is amazing,” Ms Deacon said after passing through customs. “It (the medication) is very, very important for him to have a normal, happy life so it’s a momentous occasion for us, his whole family and for him, most importantly.” Allowed through customs Less than half an hour after touching down the full-time carer, from Warwickshire, made it through customs to be met by her mother Maggie Deacon.

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