Bill Would Allow Medical Marijuana In Schools For Children

COLORADO:  With three days remaining for lawmakers to wrap up this year’s legislative business at the state Capitol, one of the important bills remaining would allow children to bring medical marijuana to schools. The bill could help more than 500 children in the state. Some of the children have moved to Colorado with their families Read the full article…

Fort Collins Schools Won’t Get Marijuana Money

COLORADO:  When Colorado residents legalized the retail sale of marijuana in 2013, some supported the measure because a portion of tax revenue was destined to boost school funding. However, Poudre School District will not receive a dime of that money. Fort Collins-area parents who see critical needs in the district’s 50 schools, including a lack Read the full article…

US Attorney Asked To Block Local Marijuana Clinics Near Schools

MASSACHUSETTS:  US Attorney Carmen Ortiz is weighing whether to use federal law to shut down medical marijuana dispensaries, including those proposed for Boston and Brookline, if they open within 1,000 feet of schools, playgrounds, or public housing. Under federal law, the 15 dispensaries and additional cultivation sites provisionally approved in Massachusetts could face prosecution and Read the full article…