A mother's choice: Carly's Law study not an option for Madison family

A Madison mother, hoping to get her daughter into the CBD (cannabidiol) oil or "Carly's Law" study at UAB, now has a tough choice to make.

She must decide whether to enroll her 2 and a-half year old into a different national study where children have already died; uproot her family to a state where CBD oil is legal; or wait until it's legal here in Alabama.

We first introduced you to Gena Dalton and her daughter Charlotte last year.

Charlotte suffers from Dravet Syndrome, a rare but severe form of epilepsy.

“Charlotte's first seizure was at 6 months old, it lasted 30 minutes, the next one 7 months old, 45 minutes, and at that point, we knew something was wrong,” says Dalton.

And it's because of that syndrome that Gena now has a difficult choice to make.

“My heart sunk,” says Gena Dalton, describing when she got the letter...

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