Why Colleges and Universities Believe the Federal Drug Free Schools and Communities Act Prohibits (But Actually Doesn’t) Medical Marijuana on Campus

As medicinal and recreational cannabis is becoming legal in more and more states, students are under the assumption that they can use medical marijuana on campus. It’s a fair assumption, especially if your state has legalized both medical and recreational use. Except your school most likely disagrees. Its phalanx of…
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Disability Rights in Higher Education

Students with disabilities are disproportionately at risk to be victims of crimes—up to three times more likely to be attacked. Federal law protects all students with disabilities from being unfairly discriminated against to enable them to feel physically and mentally safe within the institution. Unfortunately, the system is not perfect.…
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The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Rules to Protect College Students with Disabilities Five Lessons from Endres v Northeast Ohio Medical University

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals just reversed a lower court in a university plagiarism case against a disabled student. The school expelled a medical student over accusations of cheating. It ignored two doctors and the student’s own protests that the behavior he was accused of was a manifestation of…
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Medical pot on campus: Colleges say no and face lawsuits

Colleges are becoming a battleground in the conflict between federal and state marijuana laws as students who use medical pot challenge decades-old campus drug policies. In states where medical marijuana is legal, students disciplined for using it are taking their schools to court. College officials argue they could lose federal…
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Why are colleges expelling students for taking legal medicine?

Colleges are becoming a battleground in the conflict between federal and state marijuana laws as students who use medical cannabis challenge decades-old campus drug policies. In states where medical cannabis is legal, students disciplined for using it are taking their schools to court. College officials argue they could lose federal…
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US college students expelled for using medical marijuana in legal states are suing their schools for ‘health discrimination’

Colleges across the US are being sued by former students who were expelled after testing positive for marijuana The students say they have medical cannabis cards and live in states where the drug is legal  Medical marijuana is currently legal in 33 states and the District of Columbia  Students are…
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