As more states legalize cannabis for both medical and recreational use, anti-drug education programs struggle to stay relevant. Particularly, Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.)—a popular school program—isn’t sure how to adapt to new, sensible drug policies across the United States.
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Vermont Colleges and universities will not be changing their marijuana policies, despite the recent bill passage to legalize the drug.
Iowa State University’s unconstitutional crackdown on a pro-marijuana student group’s T-shirts will cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal costs, according to a partial settlement approved Tuesday.
A Michigan college is believed to be the first in the nation to offer up a marijuana-based undergraduate curriculum. If you’re ready for a joke about “Pot University” or class times at 4:20 p.m. you’re likely not the caliber of student cut out for the classes — as the professors linked to the program at Northern Michigan University explain: this is a tough course load.
Northern Michigan University began the country’s first college program designed to train undergraduate students for the medical marijuana industry this month.
Washington has one more statistic to support the legalization of recreational cannabis in the Evergreen State: Washington youth cannabis use hasn’t increased since the enactment of Initiative 502, the measure that legalized recreational cannabis in the state.
The grass is looking greener for one Colorado school district as it has recently accepted a marijuana tax grant. The Aspen School District was given a $250,000 grant from the Colorado Department of Education’s School Health Professionals Grant Program.
A year shy of Ohio’s medical marijuana program becoming operational, Cleveland Cannabis College is expanding it’s curriculum in the hopes of helping to fill the thousands of jobs that could be created with the budding industry.
Arizona medical marijuana users may have to use caution if they are looking to light up on college campuses. On June 8, 2017, Attorney General Mark Brnovich requested that the Arizona Supreme Court reevaluate a ruling made by the Arizona Court of Appeals this past April, which rejected a 2012 decision by the legislature to make possession of medical marijuana on college campuses a crime.
College is increasingly a gateway for young adults in the U.S. to begin using marijuana and the risk keeps growing the more “normalized” pot use becomes, researchers say.
n appellate court ruled Thursday that Arizona colleges and universities can prohibit medical marijuana on campuses but lawmakers can’t make it a crime.
A state-run survey of 37,000 middle and high school students in Washington state finds that marijuana legalization there has had no effect on youngsters’ propensity to use the drug.
A new study from the United Kingdom has revealed academically high-achieving students are two times as likely to smoke marijuana during their teen years. The nine-year study of 6,059 school children was conducted by researchers at University College London. The study was published in the medical journal BMJ Open.
On Feb. 13, 2017, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Iowa State University cannot prevent students from using ISU logos on t-shirts that advocate for marijuana reform. The decision upholds a previous ruling by U.S. District Judge James Gritzner in 2016.
Weedmaps has placed 80 billboards throughout Massachusetts, and is also hiring at several Massachusetts colleges and universities.
With its Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research, Humboldt State University in California has been at the academic forefront of marijuana since 2012, but other institutions of higher education in the state are starting to follow suit.
The course is designed for students in the field of medical administration, after they have completed one year of study at least.
WASHINGTON, June 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The results of a federal survey released Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control once again dispel the myth that rolling back marijuana prohibition laws will lead to an increase in teen marijuana use.
A common argument against the legalization of marijuana is that it will decrease the substance’s perceived harm and lead to an increase of use among teenagers.
According to a new federal study, 703,759 full-time U.S. college students out of a total population of 9 million used marijuana on an average day and about 195,000 part-time college students out of 2 million used pot on an average day.
On May 11, 2016, the District 49 Board of Education in Peyton, Colorado, voted unanimously to allow students to use non-smokeable medical marijuana on campus.
NEW YORK, April 18, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — About 200 students and youth allies will demonstrate outside of a high-level United Nations meeting on the global war on drugs in New York tonight.
NEW YORK, April 14, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — About 200 students and youth allies will demonstrate outside of a high-level United Nations meeting on the global war on drugs in New York this Monday.
WASHINGTON, April 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — More than 500 students and supporters from at least 35 states and 16 countries will gather near the nation’s capital this weekend to talk about ending the failed war on drugs.
A U.S. District Court has ruled that Iowa State University cannot use trademark policy to prevent students from using ISU logos on t-shirts that contain marijuana leaves.
As marijuana legalization sweeps the nation, companies are trying to keep up with the times by updating the classic beer goggles to simulate marijuana intoxication.
In the last few years, with the advent of more portable personal vaporizers, “vaping” has become immensely popular, especially among teens.
The Princeton Review, an education company that specializes in test preparation, online tutoring, and college rankings, has released its annual Reefer Madness list of the best schools to attend if one of your educational priorities is getting a buzz on.
Now that legalized recreational marijuana is spreading across the United States and medicinal marijuana is present in 23 states and Washington, D.C, youth marijuana education is a large concern.
The University of Colorado at Boulder (CU-Boulder), once known for its communal 4/20 celebration, has since adopted a strict no-smoking policy on campus. For the past three years, CU-Boulder was completely shut down to outside visitors on 4/20 in an attempt to terminate its once-renowned event.
To further limit the District’s law, the region is also populated with more than 20 institutions of higher education that will likely assume the federal perspective on cannabis.
TAMPA, FL – When you think about a college degree you think of things like economics, communications or poli sci. But a group of students in Tampa is learning something that right now is actually illegal to do in the State of Florida.