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Inclusive Education Project Podcast

Oct 23, 2018

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If you didn’t get a chance to listen to Episode 50 last week, check that out that first since it’s Part I of this discussion. 

We’ve got a little bit of a controversial episode today for you. We’re talking about whether or not medicine with the cannabis compound, CBD, should be allowed on school campuses, especially when doing so complies with FAPE. 

There is certainly a lot of stigma and many misconceptions about CBD so we’re diving into this topic and exploring the role that CBD-based medicine plays in helping students with special needs access school.

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What We Discuss in This Episode:

  • What is CBD?
  • How CBD-based medicine helped a little girl with her epilepsy
  • Even though marijuana use has become legal in several states, it is still illegal under Federal law
  • How a recent California court case is essentially breaking ground when it comes to using life-saving cannabis-based medicine on school campuses
  • For many young kids who suffer from serious disorders, CBD oil offers a safer alternative to other harmful medicines
  • The stigma that remains 

Resources Mentioned:

California court case article

Senate Bill 1127 

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