N.M. Code R. § 6.12.10.8 - POSSESSION, STORAGE, AND ADMINISTRATION

Current through Register Vol. 33, No. 7, April 5, 2022

A. Policies and Procedures. Each local school board or governing body shall establish policies and procedures for the possession, storage, and administration of medical cannabis that:
(1) address the administration of medical cannabis in school settings during the school day by:
(a) primary caregivers; and/or
(b) designated school personnel;
(2) require the primary caregiver to deliver the medical cannabis in a container clearly labeled with:
(a) the student's name and date of birth; and
(b) the dosage allotment;
(3) require the provision of a secure location with a locked storage container accessible only by designated school personnel;
(4) require the immediate return of medical cannabis used in a school setting outside of school premises to a locked storage container;
(5) require the designated school personnel responsible for storage of the qualified student's medical cannabis to return any unused medical cannabis to the primary caregiver at the end of each school year or upon disenrollment, withdrawal, transfer, or graduation of the qualified student, whichever occurs first;
(6) require districts to provide appropriate training to all school personnel on medical cannabis policies; and
(7) require witnessed clean-up and witnessed destruction of medical cannabis in the event of spillage and waste and notification to the primary caregiver within the same day in which spillage or waste occurs.
B. Prohibitions. Each local school board or governing body shall establish policies and procedures for the possession, storage, and administration of medical cannabis that:
(1) prohibita primary caregiver from administering medical cannabis in a manner that creates disruption to the education environment or causes other students to be exposed to medical cannabis;
(2) prohibit disciplining a school employee who refuses to administer medical cannabis; and
(3) prohibitstudents from possessing, storing, or self-administering medical cannabis in a school setting.

Notes

N.M. Code R. § 6.12.10.8
Adopted by New Mexico Register, Volume XXX, Issue 16, August 27, 2019, eff. 8/27/2019

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