Springfield, IL—(ENEWSPF)—August 17, 2018
Contact: Justin Strekal, NORML Political Director
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation into law permitting qualified caregivers to administer medical marijuana products to students on school grounds.
The legislation – HB 4870 (aka Ashley’s Law) – authorizes the administration of a “medical marijuana infused product” by a designated caregiver to a qualified student patients, as long as doing so does not inadvertently cause exposure to the rest of the student body. The new law took effect upon passage.