British Documentary - Medical marijuana and autism,epilepsy

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29 Jan 2019, 3:28 am

Monday’s best TV: Steph & Dom: Can Cannabis Save Our Son? Cold Feet


Life is not all gin and tonics in front of the telly for Gogglebox’s Steph and Dom Parker. The hoteliers are also parents to 18-year-old Max, who has severe epilepsy and autism. So could cannabis oil be the miracle cure they have dreamed of? In this one-off documentary they weigh up the risks, learn more about the legalisation debate and affectingly reveal the everyday challenges of caring for a son with special needs.

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