A child in California undergoing treatment in kindergarten


In California, the court allows the use of cannabis oil to treat a girl of 5 years, in kindergarten

The California court has ruled that an 5 child with epilepsy who has been treated with cannabis oil could use his kindergarten medicalization. And of course, integrate a schooling that was denied to him once.

Brook Adams can now attend a public school

Le Santa Rosa Press-Democrat reports that: in a case established by a previous California court confirmed that Brooks Adams, a girl of 5 years, could go to kindergarten (kindergarten) with his medicine against epilepsy, oil of cannabis. But this after the Rincon Valley Education Office denied him access to the public school system ... So his parents turned to the court to counter the department's objection ...

Brook Adams, photographed minutes before an epileptic seizure.

The objection of the Department of Education stems from California law, which states that medical cannabis remains banned in a school. In early August, Judge Charles Marson issued a temporary injunction. This allowed Brock to visit a zoo ... While waiting for the court to decide on the case, little Adams could not join the kindergarten ...

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The oil used is a tincture of THC, which helps the little Adams completely. CBD, interrupts seizures only a few minutes in the case of Dravet syndrome.

Judge opposes Ministry of Education

But last Friday, Judge Merson turned the temporary injunction into a full decision. This in fact rejects the Ministry of Education's opposition to the violation of local and federal drug laws.

Brooke comes to the nursery school with a nurse who gives her 3 oil once a day to prevent seizures.

"I was so overwhelmed with happiness that we should not continue to fight this battle that has been going on for over two years," said Brooke's mother, Jena Adams. "Now she can go to kindergarten like any other child. And we must not continue to fight for what it needs. "

Family lawyer Joe Rugaway hopes the judge's decision will open the door for other children to use medical cannabis at school. Officials from the Rinko Valley District Education Office are reviewing the decision. District Assistant Commissioner Cathy Myers says the Ministry of Education supports this decision ...

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