Law-makers in Olympia are taking a closer look at marijuana's potential use in schools

3 states already have permitted the medical use of marijuana in school. Colorado, Maine, and New Jersey have already passed laws.

Could Washington be next? Last year, there were 87 students registered for medical marijuana use.

Sandra Cunningham

28 states currently permit the use of marijuana, but it is still illegal under federal law.

Washington has been exploring and debating the benefits of marijuana use, specifically for children who could better participate in school activity.