School leaders across the state have said a new law allowing children to use medical marijuana in schools puts school districts in an impossible position. The law does not allow schools to be “caregivers,” yet it requires districts to develop policies on how school employees will manage the drug. Manatee district general counsel Mitch Teitelbaum described the state law as “inconsistent.”
School leaders across the state have said a new law allowing children to use medical marijuana in schools puts school districts in an impossible position. The law does not allow schools to be “caregivers,” yet it requires districts to develop policies on how school employees will manage the drug. Manatee district general counsel Mitch Teitelbaum described the state law as “inconsistent.” file photo
School leaders across the state have said a new law allowing children to use medical marijuana in schools puts school districts in an impossible position. The law does not allow schools to be “caregivers,” yet it requires districts to develop policies on how school employees will manage the drug. Manatee district general counsel Mitch Teitelbaum described the state law as “inconsistent.” file photo

State lawmakers green-light medical marijuana use in schools. Now school boards have to hash out the details

July 29, 2017 04:00 PM

UPDATED August 08, 2017 12:54 PM

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