Arizona Says Some Medical Marijuana Products OK for Foster Parents
Arizona’s Department of Child Safety will now allow foster parents in the state to possess certain kinds of medical marijuana extracts without it interfering with their foster parent license. This came after the Phoenix New Times reported that a prospective foster parent had been denied her license because she administered a medical marijuana extract (cannabidol, or CBD) to her 12-year-old adopted son to treat his autism-related behaviors.
In Arizona, Foster Parents Can’t Hold Medical Marijuana Cards
Rebecca Masterson wanted to become a licensed foster mom. Earlier this month, the Phoenix lawyer took in 16-year-old Johnny*, who she met while volunteering. Becoming licensed would help her pay for groceries, clothes and start a savings account for the teenager.