Home | Community | Message Board

Please support our sponsors.

Feedback and Administration >> Shroomery News Service

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
old hand
 User Gallery
Registered: 12/18/02
Posts: 6,019
Last seen: 8 days, 10 hours
US House OKs Bill Blocking School-Ordered Drugs
    #1566562 - 05/21/03 06:18 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)


US House OKs Bill Blocking School-Ordered Drugs
Wed May 21, 2003 02:58 PM ET
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House passed a bill on Wednesday that would block schools from ordering troublesome students to take mood-altering drugs as a condition of attending class.
The bill, approved 425-1, makes clear that the school can consult parents about whether psychotropic drugs for such conditions as Attention Deficit Disorder or Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder could benefit a child, but they are not allowed to require it.

Sponsored by Georgia Republican Max Burns, the bill also states that decisions about drugs should be made by doctors, not teachers and administrators. ADD can be confused with other emotional or learning problems.

The bill would apply to psychotropic drugs covered by the Controlled Substances Act, such at Ritalin. The Senate has not acted on similar legislation.

An increasing number of children have been prescribed drugs for ADD and other conditions, stirring concern about whether doctors, parents, insurers and schools were too quick to turn to pills to solve childhood problems.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator

 User Gallery

Registered: 08/04/01
Posts: 6,130
Loc: heart cave
Re: US House OKs Bill Blocking School-Ordered Drugs [Re: motaman]
    #1574792 - 05/24/03 05:48 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

Good news.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
creator ofworlds

Registered: 04/11/03
Posts: 693
Loc: Florida
Last seen: 5 years, 7 months
Re: US House OKs Bill Blocking School-Ordered Drugs [Re: Revelation]
    #1578374 - 05/26/03 02:45 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

Damn, I didn't even know that they were allowed to do that in the first place! Good news!

Just another animal embeded in a technological coral reef extruded psychic objects...

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Feedback and Administration >> Shroomery News Service

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Mexico Senate OKs bill to legalize drug possesion Wingman4l7 2,023 16 04/30/09 12:48 AM
by Wingman4l7
* Assembly OKs bill letting farmers grow hemp [CA] veggie 803 3 01/26/06 11:42 PM
* Colorado OKs Fake Checkpoints for Drugs motamanM 1,393 8 08/18/03 10:55 AM
by TinMan
* New bills would release drug offenders early Bridgeburner 602 2 03/06/08 09:47 PM
by Le_Canard
* Canada Challenges U.S. to Block Cheap Drug Flow SeussA 567 0 10/30/03 02:11 PM
by Seuss
* Illicit drugs easy to buy online [IE] veggie 9,471 12 12/04/07 10:59 AM
by SuperD
* Online Drug Offenders Registry fireworks_godS 2,173 3 12/07/06 03:26 AM
by Gastronomicus
* New Mexico the 12th state to allow the use of medical marijuana OneMoreRobot3021 2,138 12 04/02/07 04:39 PM
by SuperD

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: motaman, karode13, Alan Rockefeller, naum, Mostly_Harmless
1,250 topic views. 0 members, 23 guests and 6 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2016 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.022 seconds spending 0.001 seconds on 14 queries.