Colorado students are now allowed to use medical marijuana in schools

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill Monday that will expand access to cannabis products for students who use medical marijuana for health conditions.

The new law requires that school districts allow primary caregivers to administer medical marijuana to their children in a non-smokable form during school, on school buses and at school-sponsored events. Commonly used non-smokable forms of medical marijuana include edible products, lotions, oils, patches and tinctures.

Falcon School District 49 was the first in the state to adopt policy allowing medical marijuana use on school property in May.

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Online: House Bill 1373

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