A comparable measure was vetoed by former Republican Gov. Jerry Brown in 2018. Below the preceding state laws, students or parents could not bring healthcare cannabis inside 1,000 feet of campus and parents had to choose up their kid to administer healthcare cannabis and bring them back.
Los Angeles Unified College District board member Jackie Goldberg told the Instances that she believes medical cannabis “ought to be offered as a want if the student’s family members gets a prescription or a recommendation from a healthcare medical doctor.” She indicated the board would ask the district’s overall health officials for doable policy suggestions.
The measure was opposed by anti-cannabis groups and the California Police Chiefs Association. Scott Chipman, of the group Americans Against Legalizing Marijuana, known as the bill a “stunt” and stated there was “absolutely no reason” students couldn’t use healthcare cannabis outdoors of college hours, adding that the Meals and Drug Administration has authorized an epilepsy drug that is taken in the morning and evening.
The police chiefs association opposed the law as they seek “to stop any youth beneath the age of 21 from accessing all sorts of cannabis items.”
Published: October 11, 2019