deMacedo files bill to force schools to stock epinephrine

Panel signs off on epinephrine stock legislation.  House Minority Leader Brad Jones and Sen. Vinny deMacedo file the bill

Massachusetts schools would be required to maintain a stock supply of a federally approved steroid for emergencies involving a severe allergic reaction, under a bill approved on Wednesday by a panel of lawmakers.

The Joint Committee on Education signed off on the bill (H 415), which tasks the state Department of Public Health with drafting the regulations and requirements on maintaining the supply of epinephrine for school districts.

Read Full Article May 7, 2015 Source: Cape Cod Today

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