Even in Colorado and Washington, Pot on Campus Is 'Not OK'

Even in Colorado and Washington, Pot on Campus Is 'Not OK' 1

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Marijuana enthusiasts make their way toward a "4/20" event at the U. of Colorado at Boulder in 2012, in a demonstration of support for legalization.

Ballot measures to legalize marijuana for recreational use passed in Colorado and Washington in 2012, but colleges there are still trying to clear up confusion for both current and prospective students. The official message: Cannabis remains illegal on campus.

"The law says marijuana is legal in Colorado, but it is hard for people to absorb the fine print," said Bronson Hilliard, a spokesman for the University of Colorado at Boulder.

In fact,