allowing our children to have their medications

Posted on: Thu, 09/09/1999 - 2:31am
Chris PeanutAllergy Com's picture
Joined: 04/25/2001 - 09:00

Allowing our children to have their medications.

This thread was started to help work on the issue. Here is a link to the original thread [url=""][/url]

Some states (U.S.A.) in rushing to fight illegal drugs in school have written laws which they did not realize would effect us. States such as New York are starting to address this. I would suggest we work together to address the states that have made it illegal for our children to stay safe. If you want to help us work on this issue, contact us. Be sure to mention why you are e mailing to help us keep everything organized, put in the subject line of your e mail "allowing our children to have their medications"

Stay Safe


[This message has been edited by Chris PeanutAllergy Com (edited September 14, 1999).]

[This message has been edited by Chris PeanutAllergy Com (edited September 15, 1999).]

Posted on: Tue, 09/14/1999 - 5:07am
Chris PeanutAllergy Com's picture
Joined: 04/25/2001 - 09:00

pOhio USAbr /
Newspaper article August 22, 1999 /p
p [url=""][/url] /p
p------------------br /
Stay Safe/p
p [email]"Chris@PeanutAllergy.Com"[/email] /p
p[This message has been edited by Chris PeanutAllergy Com (edited September 14, 1999).]/p

Posted on: Tue, 09/14/1999 - 5:38am
Chris PeanutAllergy Com's picture
Joined: 04/25/2001 - 09:00

pThe article stated "The bill was written by Rep. Randall Gardner, R-Bowling Green,"/p
pSomeone please contact his office and see if we can get a copy of the law. When you talk to his office please post here on this thread what you find out etc. So others will not be bothering his office for the same thing. Post his contact info (address, phone, fax, e mail address etc.) on this thread also for future use when we need to contact him./p
pPlease see if you can get a few copies. If the law is available to view on the web please post its address or a link to it./p
pIf you can find newspaper articles or any other info about how this law came about etc. post it here/p
pIf you need help or want to discuss this issue contact me./p
p------------------br /
Stay Safe/p
p [email]"Chris@PeanutAllergy.Com"[/email]/p

Posted on: Wed, 09/15/1999 - 2:51am
Chris PeanutAllergy Com's picture
Joined: 04/25/2001 - 09:00

pI would like to thank the person who immediately worked on this and sent in an e mail with the info the next morning. I don't know if she wants her name mentioned so I will leave it off. This was to get an example of a laws which allows medications. Please work to find other other amendments and laws which allow our children to have their life saving medications. Of great importance is that they are not "locked up" and that they can be where the child is at all times. /p
pWork to find the law that New York supposedly changed last year allowing asthma medicine also. Any other laws you have heard about please let us know!/p
pHere is her e mail message/p
pChris-I just talked to Rep. Randall Gardner's office and I am being sentbr /
an analysis of House Bill 121 (new law lets asthmatic kids breathe abr /
little easier) which explains the bill in plain language. I can fax itbr /
to you when I get it (she is mailing it to me-said that was easier forbr /
her than faxing it) if you would like. You can look up the bill on thebr /
internet but it is in very confusing format-I thought I'd let you take abr /
look before it gets posted on the boards./p
pHere is the link she sent:/p
pAmended Substitute House Bill Number 121br /
[url=""][/url]br /
(see Section 3313.716 link below to go directly to law about ...MAY POSSESS AND USE A METERED DOSE INHALER ...)/p
pSection 3313.716br /
click on this linkbr /
[url=""][/url] /p
pSection 3313.713br /
General Assembly: /
Bill Number: Amended Sub. S.B. 66br /
Effective Date: 07/22/98 /p
pClick on this linkbr /
[url=""][/url] /p
pShe also sent another e mail/p
pChris-Rep. Gardner's phone number is 614 466-8104./p
p------------------br /
Stay Safe/p
p [email]"Chris@PeanutAllergy.Com"[/email]/p

Posted on: Fri, 01/14/2000 - 6:39am
Joanne's picture
Joined: 02/22/1999 - 09:00

pNew Legislation in Rhode Island. According to this article children will be able to carry their epipens in school./p
p [url=""][/url]/p

Posted on: Wed, 01/19/2000 - 12:09am
Chris PeanutAllergy Com's picture
Joined: 04/25/2001 - 09:00

pThe Rhode Island link has expired. Please search and find a new link (or contact the site which it links to to see if they will put it back up permanently. Also a link to the actual legislation may be found, try searching for this on the government sites etc./p
pThis info below was part of an e mail we received from one of us in Rhode Island./p
pFrom what I read, the RI state officials who are revamping thebr /
rules/regulations are The Department of Education and the Health /
The person quoted in the article is John Fulton, Associate Director of thebr /
Health Department. Another agency that is quoted in the article forbr /
fighting to get the regulations changed is The Rhode Island Affiliate of thebr /
American Civil Liberties Union (Executive Director Steven Brown is quoted inbr /
the article). Another person in the article is a mother, Leah Paterson-Smithbr /
of Smithfield, RI, who had been battling for years local, state and federalbr /
officials for her 2 children to receive permission to carry epi-pens onbr /
pThis might also help to locate the info. Any work you do on this please post it or e mail it to me. /p
p------------------br /
Stay Safe,/p
p [email]"Chris@PeanutAllergy.Com"[/email]/p

Posted on: Wed, 04/05/2000 - 9:44am
ColleenMarie's picture
Joined: 03/04/2000 - 09:00

pIs there any legislation regarding Epi-pens, similar to that for inhalers? Must they be locked in the nurse's office?/p
pMy son begins kindergarten this Fall and the nurse has informed us that Alan will not be allowed to carry the Epipen on the bus and that the Epipen will remain locked in the nurse's office. Problem is, she only works there one day per week; an aide is there the other days. I'm concerned about the chance of the person on duty being on break, out sick, whatever. Do I have a leg to stand on legally or am I supposed to hope for the best? Do you recommend my fighting to change this policy?/p

Posted on: Wed, 04/05/2000 - 4:14pm
rilira's picture
Joined: 11/11/1999 - 09:00

pHave your dr. write a rx. that states your child needs to have his meds. with him at all times.Our district has a no-med carrying policy but my daughter carries hers and there is one in the classroom./p

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