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Colorado Governor Signs Bill Allowing School Nurses to Administer Medical Cannabis

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has signed into law legislation allowing School nurses to legally administer medical cannabis to students who are qualified patients. Representative Dylan Roberts, the primary sponsor of House Bill 1286, called the governor’s signature “a major win for Colorado kids and their families.” According to its official summary; “The bill allows a school …

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Colorado Legislature Approves Measure Allowing School Nurses to Administer Medical Marijuana

Legislation designed to allow school nurses to legally administer medical marijuana has been passed by the Colorado Legislature, and sent to Governor John Hickenlooper. House Bill 1286 “provides a school nurse or the school nurse’s designee protection from criminal prosecution if he or she possesses and administers medical marijuana to a student at school.” The …

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Bill Allowing School Nurses to Administer Medical Marijuana Given Approval by Colorado Senate, Already Passed House

School nurses would be legally authorized to administer medical marijuana to patients under legislation passed through its second reading today in the Colorado Senate. Under current law, a primary caregiver may possess and administer medical marijuana in a nonsmokeable form to a student while the student is at school. According to the official summary of House …

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Colorado House and Senate Votes to Add Autism Spectrum Disorders as Qualifying Medical Cannabis Conditions

A proposal that would add autism spectrum disorders to Colorado’s medical cannabis program has been passed through its second reading in the Senate, having already been approved by the full House of Representatives. House Bill 1263 was filed by State Representative Edith Hooton (D) along with a bipartisan group of three additional lawmakers. The measure …

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Colorado House Approves Bill Allowing School Nurses to Give Medical Marijuana to Patients

Legislation that would make it legal for school nurses to give medical marijuana to students who are registered patients has been passed by Colorado’s full House of Representatives. House Bill 1286 was passed today through its third and final reading in the House; the vote was 47 to 17. The measure now moves to the …

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Colorado Governor Signs Bill Allowing Medical Marijuana for PTSD and Acute Stress Disorder

Legislation expanding Colorado’s medical marijuana program has been signed into law by Governor John Hickenlooper. Senate Bill 17 – signed into law yesterday by Governor Hickenlooper – would create “a statutory right to use medical marijuana for a patient with acute stress disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder.” The bill “creates the same rights, limitations, and …

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Colorado Bill Prohibiting Courts from Preventing Those on Bond from Using Medical Cannabis Advances

Colorado courts would be banned from prohibiting those out on bond from using medical cannabis under legislation that continues to advance in the state’s legislature. Senate Bill 178, sponsored by Senator Vicki Marble (R), passed through its second reading in the House today, three days after being advanced by the House Public Health Care and …

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Colorado Senate Votes “Yes” on Bill Banning Courts from Preventing Those on Bond from Using Medical Cannabis

Colorado’s full Senate has voted to pass a bill preventing courts from telling those out on bond that they can’t use medical cannabis. Senate Bill 178, sponsored by Senator Vicki Marble (R), was passed through its second reading today. It will still need to be passed through a third and final reading before being sent …

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Colorado Senate Votes 34 to 1 to Allow Medical Marijuana for PTSD and Acute Stress Disorder

Colorado’s full Senate has voted to allow those with post traumatic stress disorder and acute stress disorder to legally use medical marijuana. Senate Bill 17-017 passed the Senate with a 34 to 1 vote. Senator Kent Lambert (R) cast the sole “No” vote. The measure has been sent to the House of Representatives, and assigned to …

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Colorado Governor Signs Bill Requiring Schools to Allow Medical Cannabis Use

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has signed into law legislation that requires schools to establish policies allowing students who are medical cannabis patients to use their medicine while at school. The governor’s signature comes roughly a month after the measure was passed in the House of Representatives with a 56 to 9 vote; it was passed …

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