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  1. TorturedSoul

    NBC Show About Medicinal Cannabis For Minor In School Today

    I forgot to post this yesterday when I found out about it, but there's supposed to be a talk show on NBC today (Friday, Febraury 9th) at 10:00am Eastern about an eleven-year old girl who's taking cannabis for a medical condition, and wants to do so while in school, at school. The school is...
  2. Ron Strider

    Students: Cannabis Blown Out Of Proportion By Adults

    Students are tired of hearing about pot. They learn about it from teachers at school. They hear about it from their parents at home. Doctors tell them it will affect their mind and body. Law enforcement cautions them to make smart choices. The message, some students say, is always the...
  3. Ron Strider

    Police Across Colorado Questioning Whether Youths Are Using Marijuana Less

    State and federal surveys have declared that Colorado youths are not using marijuana more than before the drug became legal for adult recreational use in 2014, and that use among juveniles is actually dropping. State officials frequently point to those surveys as proof that Colorado is...
  4. Ron Strider

    VA: Teachers Accused Of Smoking Marijuana Inside Elementary School

    Two Virginia elementary school teachers were charged with possession and suspended and a third teacher was put on administrative leave following accusations they used marijuana inside the school. Someone told police three teachers regularly smoked marijuana and hashish together in the...
  5. Ron Strider

    WA: The Smell Test

    After legalization, should the mere odor of marijuana be enough to kick a kid out of school? In October, not long after she dropped her son off at Mary Walker High School, Sheila Goforth got a call. It was the school. Her son was being kicked out, she was told, because he reeked of marijuana...
  6. Ron Strider

    NV: Marijuana Money To Go Toward City Schools In Henderson

    The Henderson City Council unanimously voted to put money from marijuana shop sales toward the 39 public schools in the city. A month after recreational marijuana sales kicked off in Henderson, city council officials unanimously voted in a resolution to give a percentage of recreational...
  7. Ron Strider

    UK: Pupils Expelled For Smoking 'Cannabis Bong' At Top Devon School

    Four pupils have been expelled from a leading Devon school after teachers discovered that students had been smoking a cannabis 'bong' between lessons. A further two pupils at Torquay Boys' Grammar School were also excluded after the discovery of a group of Year 10 students smoking cigarettes...
  8. Ron Strider

    East TN: School Says Father Can't Administer Hemp Oil To Son On School Grounds

    James Griebe's son suffers involuntary twitching from a disorder called Tardive Dyskenisia. "It kills me to see him like this," he said. But he uses hemp oil to control it. "And it has absolutely almost corrected that," Griebe said, adding that small doses given three times a day allow his...
  9. Ron Strider

    New Zealand Police Enlist School In Cannabis Crackdown

    Local police on New Zealand's South Island are calling on a primary school to be on the lookout for illegal cannabis plantations. Havelock School in the picturesque Marlborough Sounds has run a police appeal in its latest newsletter - just below the cross-country race results - urging teachers...
  10. Ron Strider

    Colorado Schools Bulk Up Staff In Marijuana-Prevention Push

    Colorado has given 42 school districts and charter schools a combined $9.2 million to hire people and create programs to keep marijuana out of the hands of students. The Denver Post reports the money is going to schools located near legal pot shops and is funded by proceeds from marijuana...
  11. Ron Strider

    CO: Marijuana Sales Fund $9.2 Million In School Pot Prevention, Health Care Programs

    School nurse Rhonda Valdez is on the front lines of student health at Wheat Ridge High School, treating myriad concerns – flu outbreaks, diabetes, severe allergies, body image issues, football-related concussions. The job is rewarding and keeps her busy, but the longtime registered nurse and...
  12. Ron Strider

    NV: Plan To Distribute Marijuana Tax Money Rankles CCSD Official

    Marijuana tax revenue is projected to bring in $40 million to schools over the next two years, but the Clark County School District is taking issue with how that money is distributed. That's because that money – an estimate from the governor's office – will go into the Distributive School...
  13. Ron Strider

    Ghana: Indian Hemp Smokers Take Over Tema School

    Users of banned substances notably Indian hemp, have taken over the Republic Road Basic School at Community Four, residents of Republic Road and Horticulture Electoral Areas in Tema Central, have disclosed. This came to light on Friday during an interaction between constituents of the Tema...
  14. Ron Strider

    FL: Medical Marijuana's Legal, But Schools Fear Crackdown If Students Use It

    School districts are in a quandary over students who use medical marijuana, with some fearing that any help they offer could land them in jail. Voters in November agreed to legalize pot for medical purposes but it's also a popular recreational drug considered illegal by the federal...
  15. Ron Strider

    FL: Students Allowed To Use Medical Marijuana In School

    This school year, children who are prescribed medical marijuana will be allowed to use the drug in school. "They should treat it like the medication that it is," Ava Pence said. Pence's daughter Meredith suffers from epilepsy. She gives her daughter medicinal marijuana in the form of an...
  16. Ron Strider

    FL: Leon Schools Among Districts Navigating Details Of Medical Marijuana

    When Gov. Rick Scott signed into law the expanded use of medical marijuana in late June, public school districts found themselves with a new problem to solve: how to store and administer the state-sanctioned drug. When the Legislature broadened the list of illnesses that medical marijuana...
  17. Ron Strider

    FL: Suncoast Districts Unsure How To Handle Medical Marijuana In Schools

    As the start of the new school year approaches, districts are still unclear on how to handle medical marijuana on school grounds. Branden Petro of Hillsborough County suffers from one of the most deadly forms of epilepsy out there. His first seizure at 8-years-old put him into the hospital...
  18. Ron Strider

    FL: State Lawmakers Green-Light Medical Marijuana Use In Schools

    This school year, children who rely on medical marijuana for a variety of ailments may be allowed to use the drug at school. On June 23, Gov. Rick Scott signed legislation that established the framework for medical marijuana in Florida. In addition to legalizing cannabis oils, pills and...
  19. Ron Strider

    NV: Parent Expresses Concern About Possible Marijuana Field Near School

    It was a concerning site for a parent after they spotted what appeared to be a marijuana grow operation near a Pahrump elementary school. The plants are growing just down the street from Manse Elementary school, but it turns out it isn't marijuana at all. "Industrial hemp has absolutely no...
  20. Ron Strider

    Outdated, Sagging Colorado Schools Get $300 Million Boost From Pot Sales, Other Taxes

    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 their teen years, still attend the annual homecoming dance in the school's gym and reminisce about old flames and football...