Black Gold School Division
Riverview Middle School

BGRD procedures following cannabis legalization

BGRD procedures following cannabis legalization

In preparation for the legalization of cannabis on October 17, 2018, Black Gold Regional Division No. 18 has updated its applicable procedures. The same rules that have been in place regarding the use of tobacco will apply to the use of cannabis products.

Per Administrative Procedure 162, smoking, vaping or consuming tobacco and cannabis is prohibited in any form. This applies to all Division premises, vehicles, buses, and any school-sponsored activities. Violation by any student or staff member will be dealt with according to the disciplinary procedures established at each site.

Procedures for students with a prescription of cannabis for medical needs are outlined in Administrative Procedure 316.

As always, our staff will be diligent in identifying and addressing the presence and/or use of substances prohibited by BGRD on all campuses, as well as the impairment of students and staff.

For more information, please refer to:

Administrative Procedure 162 – Tobacco and Cannabis Free Facilities
Administrative Procedure 316 – Student Medical Needs
Board Policy 19 – Appendix – Student Code of Conduct

Download the BGRD and cannabis legalization info sheet