On August 1, 2018, Governor Rauner signed “Ashley’s Law,” which, under certain circumstances, allows for the administration of medical cannabis to students at school or on a school bus. Specifically:
The student must be a “registered qualifying patient” authorized to use medical cannabis.
The individual administering the medical cannabis must be a “registered caregiver.”
Medical cannabis that can be administered at school includes only “cannabis infused products,” which are limited to “food, oils, ointments, or other products containing usable cannabis that are not smoked.”
After administration of the medical cannabis, it must be immediately removed ...