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Podcast – Kent mum ‘devastated’ after potentially life-saving medication for her daughter was confiscated – 08/04/2019

Today we’ve been hearing from a Kent mum who says she’s devastated, after cannabis medication that could help her severely epileptic daughter was taken off her by airport officials.

Nine-year-old Teagan Appleby from Aylesham can have as many as 300 seizures a day.

She was given cannabis-based treatment here in the UK at the end of last year, which initially helped – but she’s got worse again in the last couple of months.

Her mum Emma flew to Rotterdam in Holland to pick up stronger drugs – but was stopped at Southend Airport and made to hand it in.