NSW father who used cannabis to treat daughter guilty | Daily Mail Online

4169650100000578-4603184-image-a-1_1497438847344‘You can’t make a father watch his daughter die’: Man who treats his little girl’s seizures with cannabis emotionally pleads for legalisation after he is charged with possession

 

 

  • Micheal Lambert is treating his daughter’s seizures with medical cannabis
  • Five-year-old Katelyn, from NSW Central Coast, has Dravet syndrome 
  • He has been charged but said it is his only option to save his daughter
  • Grandfather Barry Lambert donated $33.7 million to research treatment 

The father of a five-year-old girl who used medicinal cannabis to treat his daughter’s severe epilepsy has been found guilty of possession and cultivation of the drug.

Michael Lambert has vowed to continue to lobby for law reform following the decision in Gosford Local Court on Wednesday.

Each of the thousands of seizures little Katelyn has suffered have caused brain damage and had the potential to be fatal, after she was diagnosed with Dravet syndrome when she was six-months-old.

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