Mother ‘Frustrated’ Over School’s Hemp Policy


Megan Vaughan prepares a dose of hemp oil to administer to her 10-year-old daughter Aurora Husk outside the Bristol Elementary School on Friday, October 2, 2015. Husk, who has intractable epilepsy, is not allowed to consume the oil on school property. Her mother comes to the school twice a day to give her two of her three daily doses. - (Photo: GLENN RUSSELL/FREE PRESS)

Megan Vaughan prepares a dose of hemp oil to administer to her 10-year-old daughter Aurora Husk outside the Bristol Elementary School on Friday, October 2, 2015. Husk, who has intractable epilepsy, is not allowed to consume the oil on school property. Her mother comes to the school twice a day to give her two of her three daily doses. – (Photo: GLENN RUSSELL/FREE PRESS)

Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell acknowledges that hemp oil can provide some therapeutic benefit in treating seizure disorders. He wrote in an April memo that residents should not fear prosecution for possessing hemp oil products.

Still parents, including Vaughan, face difficulties when trying to arrange for their children to receive hemp oil doses during the school day.

Source:  Mother ‘Frustrated’ Over School’s Hemp Policy | Burlington Free Press

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