A mum who smuggled cannabis drugs into the country to help save her desperately sick son yesterday begged the Scottish Government to fund his medicine.
Karen Gray, 46, from Edinburgh, travelled to the Netherlands to get cannabis-based drugs with previously banned tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in them after her youngest child Murray, now eight, ended up in a vegetative state in hospital.
Murray was diagnosed with Doose syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy, in December 2017 and suffered up to 12 seizures a day.
But within a couple of weeks of starting to take the drugs, his seizures lessened dramatically – and he has not had a single one since June 4 last year.
Karen said: “He went from lying in bed rolling his eyes to the top of his head, not even knowing we were there, having seizure after…