In Elk River, Minnesota, the parents of a young girl with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and epilepsy are appealing to her school to allow her to use medical cannabis throughout the school day, reported CBS News.

Due to the current rules, nine-year-old Krystal Mattis is not allowed to use her mid-day dose of cannabis tincture while on school grounds, stripping her of a chance to receive a full-time education.

Her mother, Sabrina Mattis called the ban unfair and unjust.

"She just deserves to be at school a full day and have her medicine like any other kid," her mother said.

The parents said that they were given permission by the school district to take their child out of school, give her the cannabis tincture and then bring her back to school.

However, citing their child's welfare, the parents returned to …

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