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Begley welcomes emergency licence for Billy Caldwell

5 July, 2018 - by Órfhlaith Begley

West Tyrone MP Órfhlaith Begley has welcomed the decision by the Department of Health to issue an emergency licence to allow Billy Caldwell’s medicinal cannabis to be administered at home. 

Ms Begley commented, 

“I have been in regular contact with Billy’s mother Charlotte and the health authorities on both sides of the Irish sea urging them to end the delay in transferring Billy’s medicinal cannabis licence to the North. 

"We are still seeking clarity on where Billy will receive his treatment within the North.

“I therefore welcome the announcement that this licence will be administered in the North so that Billy can come home and continue his recovery."

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