Christina Dixon gets 90 days for treating daughter’s liver cancer with CBD oilPosted by On

An Oregon mom will spend 90 days behind bars for attempting to cure her teen daughter’s cancer with CBD oil and vitamins instead of more conventional medical treatments.

Christina Dixon, 39, was sentenced Tuesday after being found guilty of first-degree custodial interference and two counts of first-degree criminal mistreatment in November, Oregon Live reported.

Dixon represented herself at trial — and even called her daughter, Kylee, now 17 — to the stand, the outlet said.

Christina Dixon was sentenced on Tuesday to 90 days behind bars. KPTV via CNN Newsource

Kylee Dixon was first diagnosed with liver cancer in 2018, and underwent three rounds of chemotherapy, Oregon Live reported.

By 2019, it was clear that her mother was not allowing her then-13-year-old daughter to undergo further treatment as outlined by her medical team.

“She took her daughter off chemotherapy, refused to re-engage in any sort of oncological care in favor of CBD oil, vitamins and other homeopathic remedies, putting her daughter at risk of death,” Deputy District Attorney Brian Powell said Tuesday.

Dixon was indicted in June of that year, after she and Kylee failed to appear for the latter’s scheduled surgery, per KOIN.

Authorities found Dixon and her daughter in Las Vegas. Kylee was returned to Oregon as a ward of the state, and Dixon turned herself into jail two months later.

The case subsequently sparked a statewide controversy over…

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