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Colorado teen battles to attend school and continue medical pot use

Category: Medical Marijuana | Posted on Tue, February, 8th 2011 by THCFinder

A Colorado teen has been told that if he consumes his legal medical marijuana, he cannot attend classes at his school or he will be “in internal possession” of the drug.

According to the Colorado Independent, Michigan Messenger’s sister site, the boy has been prescribed the medical pot to control his rare neurological condition diaphragmatic and axial myoclonus. A letter from his physician shows that the teenager has tried numerous other medications to intervene with the condition which causes seizures that can last 24 hours or more.

Treatment: Sinemet 25/100 mg tablets, 2 tablets by mouth three times per day Zoloft 50mg at bedtime THC 10-50mg as needed for episode of breakthrough myoclonus

Rationale: Failure to respond to a host of other medications including Keppra, clonazepam, valium, morphine, benadryl, Xanax, inhaled lidocaine, Dilantin, Tegretol, Depakote, Flexeril, Artane, IVlg and Solumedrol. Previously, (redacted name) was taking benzodiazepines while at school for episodes of breakthrough myoclonus which was sedating and ineffective to control the symptoms. We now have (redacted name) on a medication regimen which actually helps reduce the frequency and duration of his spells, and have found a medication which reliably aborts the attacks (THC) when they occur.

He has no significant side effects to the THC and is functional on this medication. I strongly recommend that (redacted name) return to school on his current medication regimen and be allowed to take the THC which has been prescribed by a physician to treat his medical condition.

But school officials have said if the student takes his THC lozenges, he can’t attend school.

“They say if he takes his medicine it is ‘internal possession’ and he cannot come back to school,” the teenager’s father told The Colorado Independent. The boy attends Sierra High School

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