Can cannabis oil treat this child?
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Canadian researchers set to study cannabis oil

23 February 2017 Last updated at 02:23 GMT

Liam has Dravet syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy. But after debilitating seizures and pharmaceutical trials and errors throughout his life, Liam's parents turned to cannabis oil.

Now a Canadian hospital in Toronto will be studying the effects cannabis oil in a new study - as many doctors are worried about prescribing it without scientific data on dosage and potential side effects.

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