Synopsis As Introduced Amends the School Code. Provides that beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, in every public school maintaining any of grades kindergarten through 12, there shall be instruction, study, and discussion on the side effects of cannabis when the use of cannabis is not authorized by the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act. Provides that each school board must develop and integrate a test on the use and side effects of cannabis into the instruction and require passage of the test by each student. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement by the State. Effective immediately.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Critical Health Problems and Comprehensive Health Education Act. Provides that a school's comprehensive health education program must include instruction on the medical and legal ramifications of cannabis use. Makes technical corrections.