Okanagan toddler using medical marijuana

Global News

SUMMERLAND – It’s not exactly the kind of medicine most parents would give their toddler but an Okanagan couple has turned to medical marijuana to treat a serious condition their two year old daughter was born with.

Kyla Williams was  born with a neurological disease that results in up to 200 seizures every day.  After trying countless prescription drugs with no relief,  the family decided  to turn to medical marijuana.  They heard about  children with similar symptoms being treated with it in Colorado.

The  Summerland girl started using cannabis oil a week ago and her family says the results so far have been very successful.

“My daughter was having 200 seizures and we are on today day six seizure free,” says mom Courtney Williams.

Seeing the benefits first hand, the family is now promoting medical marijuana.  Today they attended a medical marijuana convention showcasing the plant’s benefits  in their hometown of…

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