Severely epileptic Tyrone boy Billy Caldwell celebrates his 15th birthday

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Billy Caldwell with his mum Charlotte celebrates his 15th birthday today

By Q Radio news


A severely epileptic boy from county Tyrone -  whose plight sparked a major fundraising campaign  - celebrates his 15th birthday today.

Billy Caldwell from Castlederg has been the subject of a long running battle to obtain medicinal cannabis on the NHS.

Two years ago his mother Charlotte  had cannabis oil - brought back from Canada - confiscated at London's Heathrow Airport.

Billy was then admitted to hospital after suffering seizures.

Charlotte says while today is a milestone in Billy's life her campaign will continue...

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