School board will look at policy on medical marijuana at GCD schools


Should medical marijuana be treated like any other medicine at school? The state thinks so, and Grand Coulee Dam School District directors last week briefly discussed a possible policy on the matter during a first reading of several policies.

When a policy regarding medication at school came up at their meeting Aug. 26, Superintendent Paul Turner brought the board’s attention to a paragraph about medical marijuana in particular, which explains that although the substance may be legal in some states, it is still illegal at the federal level and illegal to use at federally funded instituti...

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