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Californian parents are allowed to administer medical cannabis

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California parents finally allowed to donate medical cannabis to their children on school campuses

The law has allowed minors to have access to medical marijuana since the 1990s. But, it has not been allowed on school campuses in California ... This requires parents to remove their children from school. Or to meet them off campus to give them their medication ...

Cannabis for sick children allowed in school

The bill, entitled Jojo's Act, is named after a high school student in southern San Francisco with a severe form of epilepsy who suffered up to 50 seizures per day. Also, JoJo's mother, Karina Garcia, had to take him off campus to give him a dose of cannabis oil. Which prevents his debilitating and potentially fatal seizures ...

According to CBS SacramentoDemocrat Senator Jerry Hill, who introduced the bill, said her legislation would help children and youth with severe disabilities. Thus, Hill added that students who take a dose of medical cannabis at regular intervals are forced to miss school time. Being forced to leave the campus with their parents.

"It disrupts their learning tremendously," said Senator Hill.

Passed by the State Assembly and sent to Governor Jerry Brown, the bill states that medical cannabis permitted in schools must be non-smoked or vaporized. As said for capsules or oils. And, only for students ... The bill also allows school districts to join the policy. But don't charge them to authorize it.

Slon the Rosa press, in California, a court allowed a 5-year-old girl to take cannabis oil with her to kindergarten. This is to treat his rare form of epilepsy, according to his parents ...

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