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Medical Marijuana Shops Close to Schools

January 18, 2012

eDUCATION nEWS Article

Written by on Jan 13th, 2012. | Copyright © EdNewsColorado.org

As many as 54 medical marijuana dispensaries located within 1,000 feet of a school

  • Up to 45 public schools are within 1,000 feet of a medical marijuana facilities. The range — depending on how you measure the distance — is from 31 to 45. Because there are multiple medical marijuana facilities near some schools, the total number of medical marijuana facilities within 1,000 feet of Colorado schools is up to 54.
  • Most of the schools closest to dispensaries are in Denver and Colorado Springs. For example, North High School in Denver and Palmer High School in Colorado Springs have marijuana facilities within 1,000 feet.
  • Overall, 370 of the 1,692 public school buildings in Colorado lie within a mile of a medical marijuana dispensary or product infusion manufacturer. That’s 22 percent – or between one-fourth and one-fifth of all schools.

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