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SB 14 - Authorizes Caregivers to Administer Medical Marijuana Treatments to Certain Students on School Property - Colorado Key Vote

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Title: Authorizes Caregivers to Administer Medical Marijuana Treatments to Certain Students on School Property

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Title: Authorizes Caregivers to Administer Medical Marijuana Treatments to Certain Students on School Property

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes a parent or medical professioinal to administer medical marijuana treatments to certain students on school property.

Highlights:

  • Authorizes a school district to adopt a policy that authorizes the administration of medical marijuana to a student within the following locations (Sec. 9):
    • A location on school grounds;
    • A school bus; or 
    • A school-sponsored event. 
  • Requires the administration of medical marijuana to a student to be performed by a parent or medical professional that is employed to assist in administering medical marijuana (Sec. 9).
  • Requires a student who is administered medical marijuana to hold a “valid recommendation” for medical marijuana (Sec. 9). 
  • Prohibits a “primary caregiver” from cultivating, transporting, or possessing more than 36 medical marijuana plants, unless the caregiver has 1 or more patients who, based on medical necessity, require the caregiver to maintain a larger plant count (Sec. 3).
  • Defines “primary caregiver” as an individual who is 18 years or older, has a “significant responsibility” for managing the well-being of a patient with a debilitating medical condition, and has at least 1 of the following relationships with the patient (Sec. 3):
    • A parent of the patient;
    • An individual who advises the patient on the use of medical marijuana products, but does not possess, provide, cultivate, or transport marijuana on the patient’s behalf;
    • An individual who purchases or transports marijuana to the patient; or
    • An individual who grows marijuana for the patient. 
  • Prohibits any individual or entity, other than a properly licensed medical marijuana business, from cultivating more than 99 medical marijuana plants (Sec. 3). 

 

Title: Authorizes Caregivers to Administer Medical Marijuana Treatments to Certain Students on School Property

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