Referred to: Reference Committee No. 1 – Timothy M. Beittel, MD, Chair
WHEREAS, North Carolina law requires that students using marijuana be restricted from participating in student activities including but not limited to sporting and club activities; and
WHEREAS, studies now report that marijuana is easier for students to acquire than alcohol; and
WHEREAS, marijuana is considered a gateway drug and is illegal; therefore be it
RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports random drug testing for all students participating in high school and middle school activities. (policy)
Fiscal Note: No additional funding above current resources estimated. Current resources will be allocated based on the priorities of the Society and the NCMS budget.