Editorial: Medical marijuana for students is hardly reefer madness

9/7/14–Massachusetts college and university leaders are caught between wanting to help their students take advantage of the reformed state law and the fear that doing so would put the schools and their students at risk of losing federal aid — particularly student loans. At this point, rx most institutions in this region have erred on the side of caution, with the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Westfield State University and Amherst, Hampshire and Smith colleges all maintaining policies that prohibit the use of marijuana — even the medicinal variety — on campus. Students with prescriptions must apply to live off campus. Read