News 12 NBC 26 / Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017
AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) — An Aiken mother is begging lawmakers to take a walk in her shoes as they decide how to vote on a new medical marijuana bill.
Quan Williams has a 12 year old son with severe epilepsy and says the only thing that’s helped him is cannabis oil. She says the key to passing this bill is making it personal.
Williams will stop at nothing to get help for her son.
“There are 28 states now that have the law for patient access. We need that. We really need that,” Williams said to her son as they researched on their phone.
Her son Cameron, 12, was diagnosed with severe epilepsy when he was four months old. He suffers from five different kinds of debilitating seizures and has tried over 100 anticonvulsant medications that only seem to help on the short term.
“It’s one of the hardest things I’ve ever been through,” Quan said. “At one point Cameron was having 10-12 seizures a day. Sometimes Cameron