While many might associate the phrase “trickle-down effect” with right-wing economic policy, you might now want to re-think that notion, considering what’s happening in the legal marijuana community.
On Wednesday, two school districts in central Florida announced they will be allowing students to bring their medical marijuana on school grounds.
The move comes on the heels of a ruling in California last Friday, where Santa Rosa Judge Charles Marson ruled in favor of 5-year-old medical cannabis patient Brooke Adams, who suffers from intense epileptic seizures. Additionally, a Broward County school district ruled in favor of a similar change in policy just last month.
A trickle-down effect, indeed.
Two Districts in Central Florida Will Allow Medical Marijuana on School Grounds
Following a pair of county meetings on Tuesday night, school districts in Orange and Volusia counties made the executive decision to allow for the medicine on-campus.
The Orange County school board decided that young medical marijuana patients will be allowed to receive the medication from a caregiver—not affiliated with the school in anyway—so long as they have the proper documentation from a medical professional.
In Volusia County, the decision hit closer to home, due to one student’s rare disease that requires