Legislation to allow for minors to be administered cannabis-based products for medical use while on school grounds has been filed in Washington’s House of Representatives.
House Bill 1060 would allow parents, guardians, and primary caregivers to administer medical marijuana products to students if they are qualified patients who have received a recommendation from a physician. “School grounds” includes school buses and school-sponsored events.
Below is the legislative digest for this measure:
Requires a school district to permit a student who meets certain requirements to consume marijuana for medical purposes on school grounds, aboard a school bus, or while attending a school-sponsored event. Requires the board of directors of a school district to adopt a policy that authorizes parents, guardians, and primary caregivers to administer marijuana to a student for medical purposes while the student is on school grounds, aboard a school bus, or attending a school-sponsored event.