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Teen Boy Explains How Cannabis Saved His Life

Teen Boy Explains How Cannabis Saved His Life

  • Deryn Blackwell, a 14-year-old teen hailing from Norfolk, England, was in the midst of preparing his own funeral before cannabis saved his young life.
  • Medical marijuana, which is currently illegal in the UK, wasn’t suggested to treat Blackwell’s condition, but his mother, Callie Blackwell, was ready to do anything to help her son live.
  • Blackwell knew giving her son cannabis could land her a hefty punishment, but she didn’t care at this point.
  • While cannabis use has ultimately saved Deryn Blackwell’s life, his mother wanted to make it clear that the alternative treatment didn’t actually cure her son’s cancer.
  • “Deryn was now at day 70 and was waiting to die from the three infections he had, I gave him cannabis and 5 days later, his bone marrow kicked in,” Callie recalled.”

With no other options left, a dying teen boy explains how cannabis saved his life. Read more to find out about Deryn Blackwell’s remarkable recovery.

Deryn Blackwell, a 14-year-old teen hailing from Norfolk, England, was in the midst of preparing his own funeral before cannabis saved his young life.

Blackwell, who had previously been fighting an extremely rare form of the disease known as Langerhans cell sarcoma, was living out what he and doctors thought to be the final days of his life under hospice care. Blackwell, who was also diagnosed with leukemia when he was 10, was cancer-free at the time, but the effects from the diseases had left Blackwell in remarkable pain, incredibly weak, and above all else—desperate.

That’s where cannabis comes into play.

Medical marijuana, which is currently illegal in the UK, wasn’t suggested to treat Blackwell’s condition, but his mother, Callie Blackwell, was ready to do anything to help her son live.

Blackwell knew giving her son cannabis could land her a hefty punishment, but she didn’t care at this point. She just wanted to see her son return to normalcy.

“It got to a point, I knew I was facing 14 years if I was found out, but I would do every day of a 14-year sentence if it meant he was still here,” Blackwell said during an appearance on the British talk show Loose Women.

Deryn welcomed the treatment, because, like his mother, was willing to try anything at that point.

“I was on the brink of death, I was up for doing anything.” Deryn, now…

Teen Boy Explains How Cannabis Saved His Life

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