DENVER (CBS4)– A teenager who inspired a major change to Colorado’s medical marijuana law has died.

Jack Splitt passed away on Wednesday. The 15-year-old suffered from cerebral palsy and treated his pain with medical marijuana.

Gov. John Hickenlooper signs the medical marijuana in schools bill into law (credit: CBS)

Gov. John Hickenlooper signs the medical marijuana in schools bill into law (credit: CBS)

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His mom, Stacey Linn, fought for the rights of children to receive the treatment on school grounds.

“Jack’s Law” became official this year. Jack started high school last week.

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