Cheney school board reluctantly adopts medical marijuana policy
Last updated 10/17/2019 at 7:44am
CHENEY – The school district’s board of directors unanimously passed a new policy to regulate the administering of medical marijuana to children on school grounds.
The measure, adopted at the board’s Oct. 8 meeting, allows only an authorized parent to administer the drug to a child who is also authorized to receive the medication by both a physician and the state’s Department of Health.
The policy requires the drug be administered so that it is private and out of sight of others, not disruptive to the educational process and won’t expose other students to the drug.
The policy is s...