Washington Committee Passes Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana at Schools
Legislation to allow students to use medical marijuana on school groups (including school buses) has been passed by its initial committee in the Washington State House of Representatives.
House Bill 1095 was filed by Representative Brian Blake (D) and is cosponsored by Representatives Jim Walsh (R) and Laurie Jenkins (D). It was passed today by the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness, sending it to a vote by the full House.
The measire “Requires a school district to permit a student who meets certain requirements to consume marijuana concentrates for medical purposes on school grounds, aboard a school bus, or while attending a school-sponsored event.”
In addition, the legislation “Requires the board of directors of a school district, upon request of a parent or guardian who meets certain requirements, to adopt a policy that authorizes parents or guardians to administer marijuana concentrates to a student for medical purposes while the student is on school grounds, aboard a school bus, or attending a school-sponsored event.”
Click here for the full text of House Bill 1095.