Colorado Schools Still Ban Medical Cannabis for Student Patients Despite State Mandate

By Jessica Gibbs, Westword on July 18, 2022

Melissa Durham moved to Cascade, Colorado, from Texas in 2016 in hopes of finding medical marijuana treatments for her son, Austin, whose conditions include cerebral palsy and seizures.

Struggling with pharmaceutical seizure medication at the time, Austin partially transitioned to medical marijuana. He now uses a form of extracted THC oil, which he takes every day at 1 p.m., as well as CBD oil to treat seizures. Durham says the cannabis-based medication led to noticeable cognitive and behavioral improvements, while also controlling her son’s seizures.

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