DENVER (CBS4)– Schools in Colorado will be required to allow medical marijuana after Gov. John Hickenlooper signed “Jack’s Law” on Monday.

The law allows marijuana in schools for medical use with strict conditions.

Jack Splitt loves school so when his school confiscated the only medicine that treats his debilitating muscle spasms by stating “cannabis is a controlled substance,” Jack and his mom Stacey Linn took their fight to the state Capitol.

Last year, they helped pass a law that allows caregivers to administer cannabis at school to children who need it. Rep. Jonathan Singer carried the legislation and thought the problem was solved. But schools found a loophole in the process.

Click here to read the complete article

Shaun Boyd ~ CBS4 Denver ~

Recent News Articles

Tuesday May 21

Poll: Most of Illinois says marijuana should be legal - Cannabis News

in Politics

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

A new poll by Global Strategy Group on behalf of Think Big Illinois, says a…

929 hits

Tuesday May 21

New Report Says US Cannabis Market Could Hit $22.7B By 2023 - Cannabis News

in Finance

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

A new report projects the cannabis market in the United States will reach $22.7 billion…

1100 hits

Tuesday May 21

We May Finally Know Where the Cannabis Plant Originated - Cannabis News

in Science

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Cannabis may have originated high on the Tibetan Plateau, according to an analysis of fossil…

1332 hits

Tuesday May 21

NFL, NFLPA will reportedly study marijuana as potential pain-management tool for players - Cannabis News

in Sports

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

With talks of a new collective bargaining agreement underway, the NFL and NFL Players Association…

1385 hits

Wednesday May 22

Marijuana sales east of Mississippi poised to rival western markets - Cannabis News

in Finance

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

The cannabis industry in the United States has long been centered around such states as…

1063 hits