More Medical Schools Adding Cannabis To Curriculum

More Medical Schools Adding Cannabis To Curriculum Increasing acceptance of cannabis as medicine may be upon us, but without doctors and physicians who are equipped with the knowledge to recommend it, many patients may not feel confident taking it. Additionally, physicians’ lack of knowledge in cannabis’ medicinal benefits has been…

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Amendment to allow Colorado schools to administer medical marijuana passes House, heads to Senate

DENVER — The Colorado House overwhelmingly passed an amendment that would allow school officials to administer medical marijuana to students. Quintin’s Amendment, named for 9-year-old Quintin Lovato, of Gypsum, passed with 48-16, Thursday morning, April 12. “I’ve never seen Quintin smile so much as he did this morning when I…

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Third-grader leading Colorado measure to allow schools to administer medical marijuana

GYPSUM — Nine-year-old Quintin Lovato loves baseball. He wants to enjoy life normally, but his medical conditions are hurdles that he sometimes cannot get over without help. Quintin, a third-grader from Gypsum, is living with epilepsy and Tourette’s syndrome. That means his family is, too. Related Articles The family found…

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New Jersey governor calls for recreational marijuana legalization, higher taxes for schools

Published: Mar 13, 2018, 1:29 pm • Updated: Mar 13, 2018, 1:29 pm By The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy wants to raise the state sales tax and extend its reach, hike income taxes on the wealthy and legalize recreational marijuana. He also wants…

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More teens sneaking vaping devices into suburban Chicago high schools

Published: Feb 20, 2018, 5:39 pm • Updated: Feb 20, 2018, 5:59 pm By Vikki Ortiz Healy, Chicago Tribune Feb. 20–Smoking in the bathroom has returned with a vengeance and a twist at some Chicago-area high schools, where administrators worry that new ways to get a nicotine fix are making…

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DARE gets a modern makeover, but Denver schools aren’t convinced it works

Published: Oct 4, 2017, 6:59 am • Updated: Oct 4, 2017, 8:51 am By Monte Whaley, The Denver Post Two decades after Drug Abuse Resistance Education was declared dead, it and similar drug- and alcohol-prevention programs are back in Colorado classrooms. But the finger-wagging, “Just Say No” messaging that turned…

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Here’s how millions in Colorado pot taxes are being used to fix up outdated, sagging schools

Published: Jul 9, 2017, 5:44 am • Updated: Jul 10, 2017, 10:17 am By Monte Whaley, The Denver Post DEER TRAIL — There is sadness about the eventual destruction of this community’s school, parts of which were built 100 years ago. Many people in this town of 570, long past…

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