Former Miss UK Kerri Parker could face up to five years behind bars or an unlimited fine for using higher levels of THC – the ingredient which gets users high.
The beauty queen chose the drug rather than enduring 12 rounds of chemo scheduled to start tomorrow, according to the Sunday People.
It comes four years after surgeons removed another tumour which changed her personality, transforming from “the life and soul of the party” to a “wallflower”.
Brave Kerri, 34, rubbed shoulders with celebrities including Leonardo DiCaprio and lived the high life at Hugh Hefner’s infamous Playboy mansion.
“I know using cannabis means I could be put in prison but I truly believe it is the only chance I have of living right now.”
But her life changed forever after being diagnosed with cancer in 2014.
She was given the devastating news that her cancer had returned this month.
Kerri, once a movie body double for Hollywood pin-up Meghan Fox, told how undergoing the gruelling treatment “made no sense to her” as she revealed how she is “putting her faith” in cannabis.
Speaking about her ordeal, Kerri, a former lab technician from Norwich, said: “My chemo team wanted me to have 10-12 cycles but went on to tell me that no one with brain cancer has managed to have the full lot.”
Kerri continued: “I know using cannabis means I could be put in prison but I truly believe it is the only chance I have of living right now.
“Cannabis has helped many others with cancer. I’m willing to put faith in it too.
“I can’t imagine any judge would convict a girl for using cannabis to save her life. It’s a risk I’m ready to take.”
Kerri, who runs a model academy and nutrition business, reportedly told the People how she is importing the cannabis oil from Spain.
She says family and friends fully support her decision, which she believes “is my only hope of survival”.
The brunette initially pinned her hopes on legal CBD oil for six months as a “preventer” in a bid to stop the cancer returning.
She admitted she experienced some side effects including “brain fog, dizziness, reduced sympathetic nervous system, weakness and an increased heart rate”.
But she added: “I’d take this feeling over chemo and radiotherapy any day.”
Kerri has also reportedly sought advice from cannabis activist Callie Blackwell, who credits the drug for saving her cancer-stricken son Deryn’s life.
It has been claimed that cannabis oil can help to relieve symptoms linked to Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease and MS.
But cancer charity Macmillan warned of the possible side effects, including “increased heart rate, dizziness, hallucinations and paranoia”.
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