This Is The First U.S. School To Allow Marijuana For Disabled Students

A school in New Jersey has become the first in the nation to allow students with disabilities and various medical conditions to legally consume marijuana to alleviate symptoms.

Larc School, which educates students "with a wide range of disabilities," approved guidelines for medical marijuana use on Wednesday night, just days after New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) signed a bill that protects schools and instructors from punishment if sick or disabled students take medical marijuana during school hours.

Although Colorado was the first state in the nation to allow medical marijuana in schools, New Jersey is the first state in which a school has actively adopted the policy.

Last year, the family of 16-year-old Larc School student Genny Barbour unsuccessfully sued the school so the teen could medicate with cannabis oil. Barbour suffers from epilepsy that causes seizures prescription drugs can't alleviate, but just four small

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