New Mexico Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana in Schools Moves Forward
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New Mexico Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana in Schools Moves Forward

Senate Bill 204 would allow students who are certified to use medical marijuana to receive the medicine at school, but would exclude the use of smokable marijuana.

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February 14, 2019

SANTA FE, N.M.— State lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow certain students to use medical marijuana at public schools.

Lindsay Sledge is a proponent of Senate Bill 204. Her daughter, five-year-old Paloma, uses medical marijuana oil to stop seizures that are brought on by a severe form of epilepsy.

Senate Bill 204 would allow students, who are certified to use medical marijuana, to receive the medicine at school. However, it would exclude the use of inhaled or smoked marijuana.

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