Wanted to see what kind of spirit we come out with and if we could just set the goal to win the second half, Fizdale said. Did that. Jordan (sprained left ankle) missed his fourth straight game. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeA mum of three has won her long fight to get her five year old son prescribed medical cannabis in a bid to stop his chronic epileptic seizures.Karen Gray son Murray suffers from a rare form of epilepsy called Myoclonic astatic epilepsy meaning the youngster can have 12 seizures a day.The 43 year old mum said she felt like she had hit a “brick wall” in her attempts to convince the NHS to provide the treatment for Murray.Karen, from Edinburgh, flew Murray to Holland last Sunday in a final bid to get access to cannabidol after saying she could not wait for the UK government to make it available to the NHS.Mum of six year old epileptic boy brings cannabis oil into Britain after UK Government U turnBut in a shock twist, Murray neurologist back in Edinburgh at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, revealed they can now prescribe the P1 pupil with Epidiolex.It is believed the Clermiston Primary School pupil will be the first child in Scotland to be given the drug.Karen said: “I am so happy. It not the same product we wanted but I am still happy that Epidilex is available at home.”When Murray and I came here we got a call from my husband Stuart saying that the doctor got in touch saying they had Epidiolex.”This is definitely a step in the right direction.”We have enjoyed our time in Holland but we can wait to get home now to see the family and get Murray back to familiar surroundings.”Time will tell if it helps but I am positive it will help reduce Murray seizures.”Epiodilex is currently not licensed within the UK. But it should be available to prescribe by doctors in Britain and the rest of Europe by mid 2019 if the European Medicines Agency approves it early next year.It is understood Murray neurologist has applied for a licence under special circumstances to help him access the drug now for the first time.Epidiolex is a purified form of cannabidiol (CBD), one of the hundreds of molecules found in the marijuana plant.It contains less than 0.1 per cent of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which makes people high.Medical cannabis prescriptions could be available in two weeks after Billy Caldwell outcryKaren added: “We came to Holland in order to get Bedrolite, but it seems that it wasn going to be possible.”My husband spoke to the neurologist back home who said they will prescribe Epidiolex which is fantastic as they were not sure what Bedrolite could do to Murray.”We have to try it for three months to see if it helps him.
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