College students taking a COVID gap semester are turning to cannabis jobs

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the college experience. An August 2020 poll by College Reaction and Axios found that 22% of college students said they won’t be enrolling this fall semester. Many students citing a dissatisfaction with remote learning. Others are concerned about their health. That gap semester has left…

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Why College Kids Should Be Smoking Pot

Why College Kids Should Be Smoking Pot Youth consumption of cannabis, especially while they’re still at school, is one of the most widely-debated topics surrounding cannabis legalization. National survey results from a poll conducted by Monitoring the Future has just been released, revealing that cannabis consumption on college campuses is…

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600 Colorado college students to get funds in year three of unique cannabis tax scholarship

Published: Feb 5, 2018, 10:28 am • Updated: Feb 5, 2018, 10:55 am By Anthony A. Mestas, The Pueblo Chieftain There’s nearly $ 750,000 in funding available to graduating Pueblo seniors attending a local college or university through Pueblo County’s cannabis-tax funded scholarship. Pueblo County officials said Friday that they…

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These college students lost access to legal weed — and started getting better grades

Published: Jul 25, 2017, 3:01 pm • Updated: Jul 25, 2017, 3:08 pm By Keith Humphreys, Special To The Washington Post The most rigorous study yet of the effects of marijuana legalization has identified a disturbing result: College students with access to recreational cannabis on average earn worse grades and…

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Legalization trend: College students using more marijuana, study finds

Published: Jun 15, 2017, 11:06 am • Updated: Jun 15, 2017, 11:06 am By The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. — A study by Oregon State University researchers has found college students at an undisclosed large public university in the state are using more marijuana since recreational pot became legal two…

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Colorado county using $425K in local pot taxes for college scholarships

Published: Feb 13, 2017, 6:13 pm • Updated: Feb 13, 2017, 6:36 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A Colorado county is turning marijuana tax revenue into more college scholarships. Pueblo County’s board of commissioners on Monday morning OK’d a contract that creates a nearly $ 475,000 scholarship fund…

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Bipartisan Senate Bill Will Reinstate College Aid To Students With Drug Convictions

Below is some VERY big news. If you agree, donate to Students for Sensible Drug Policy, as they have done a ton of work on this policy issue: A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is pushing to repeal a Higher Education Act provision that strips college financial aid from students…

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