Recently introduced legislation in the state House of Representatives would allow school nurses to administer medical marijuana to students. Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta, D-Philadelphia, has introduced House Bill 1948 with co-sponsorship support from fellow Democrats Stephen Kinsey, Joseph Hohenstein, Carol Hill-Evans, Maureen Madden, Benjamin Sanchez, Brian Sims, and Republican David Rowe. Current state law allows a parent, guardian, or caregiver to come onto school grounds to administer medical marijuana to students during the school day. Parents have to provide the school principal with a Safe Harbor Letter, notify the school principal in advance of each instance when the parent or caregiver will administer medical marijuana to their child, with the principal, in turn, notifying the school nurse.

420 Intel, 10/08/ 2021

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