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The NJ Weedman Ed Forshon and NJ Coalition for Medical Marijuana spokesman Jim Miller during NJ Statehouse 2015 Rally to legalize medical marijuana in schools. Stanley Brick photographer (C)2015.

Hillsborough, NJ: via Patch …“The Board of Education, in accordance with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:40­12.22, must adopt a Policy authorizing parents, guardians, and primary caregivers to administer medical marijuana to a qualifying student patient while on school grounds, aboard a school bus, or attending a school­ sponsored event,” according to the policy Hillsborough BOE passed.

Governor Chris Christie passed a statue on Nov. 9, 2015 that requires all school districts in New Jersey to adopt a policy allowing qualified children to use medical marijuana.

The legislations was inspired by a 16-year-old Maple Shade girl, Genny Barbour. As a result Barbour’s school, The Larc School in Bellmawr, was the first school in the nation to allow medical marijuana on campus.

“We have to do it, this is not a choice,” …

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The NJ Coalition for Medical Marijuana weekly Podcast outside the Trenton New Jersey Statehouse. The coalition movement to allow medical marijuana in schools was signed into law Nov. 9, 2015.