Mum hits out at school for refusing epileptic girl her prescribed cannabis oil treatmentPosted by On


A mother is locked in a battle with school staff who refuse to administer a legal cannabis oil prescription to her epileptic daughter.

Tannine Montgomery, 30, lives with her five-year-old daughter Indie-Rose Clarry, who suffers from Dravet syndrome, a form of epilepsy.

Since September, Indie-Rose has been attending the Riverwalk School, a special educational needs school in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

The five-year-old currently takes regular doses of cannabis oil to treat her seizures after she was prescribed the drug by a private doctor.

The mother of two said she makes a 45-mile round trip three times a day in order to administer the medication at lunchtime as Indie-Rose’s teachers refuse to give it to her.

Ms Montgomery is now challenging that decision, saying the school administers other private prescriptions and should also give Indie-Rose hers.

Ms Montgomery obtains the cannabis…

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