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Court: Medical Marijuana OK on Arizona Campuses

April 10, 2017

An Arizona appeals court ruling last week overturned a state law that barred medical marijuana on college or university campuses, Capitol Media Services reported. The appeals court noted that the 2010 measure passed by state voters to legalize medical marijuana specified the places -- public schools, school buses and jails -- where the legalization would not apply. Legislators, the appeals court said, lacked the authority to add those places.

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Scott Jaschik

Scott Jaschik, Editor, is one of the three founders of Inside Higher Ed. With Doug Lederman, he leads the editorial operations of Inside Higher Ed, overseeing news content, opinion pieces, career advice, blogs and other features. Scott is a leading voice on higher education issues, quoted regularly in publications nationwide, and publishing articles on colleges in publications such as The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, Salon, and elsewhere. He has been a judge or screener for the National Magazine Awards, the Online Journalism Awards, the Folio Editorial Excellence Awards, and the Education Writers Association Awards. Scott served as a mentor in the community college fellowship program of the Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media, of Teachers College, Columbia University. He is a member of the board of the Education Writers Association. From 1999-2003, Scott was editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Scott grew up in Rochester, N.Y., and graduated from Cornell University in 1985. He lives in Washington.

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