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Northern Michigan University Begins Nation's First Medical Marijuana Degree Program

Northern Michigan University Begins Nation’s First MMJ Degree Program

Northern Michigan University Begins Nation’s First MMJ Degree Program

Northern Michigan University began the country’s first college program designed to train undergraduate students for the medical marijuana industry this month.

Colorado's Aspen School District Awarded Marijuana Tax Grant

Colorado’s Aspen School District Awarded Marijuana Tax Grant

The grass is looking greener for one Colorado school district as it has recently accepted a marijuana tax grant. The Aspen School District was given a $250,000 grant from the Colorado Department of Education’s School Health Professionals Grant Program.

Massachusetts Medical Society Embracing Medical Cannabis Education

Massachusetts Medical Society Embracing Medical Cannabis Education

Since 2012, the Massachusetts Medical Society hasn’t become an advocate for medical cannabis; however, it has embraced medical cannabis education as a means of closing a knowledge gap in the medical community.

Massachusetts Medical Society launches Comprehensive Cannabis Curriculum Series for Doctors, Healthcare Providers

WALTHAM, Mass., July 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Massachusetts Medical Society, together with Dr. Stephen B. Corn and Dr. Meredith Fisher-Corn from medical education website TheAnswerPage.com, has developed a Comprehensive Cannabis Curriculum intended to equip doctors and healthcare providers with a robust training on the medical, legal and social issues regarding marijuana use.

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Education Opportunities Open For Medicinal Cannabis

SYDNEY, May 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Victorian tertiary students will now be able to study the supply chain of medicinal cannabis, following the launch of Australia’s first ever full-scale cannabis education program.

Study: High-Achieving Teens More Likely to Smoke Cannabis

UK Study: High-Achieving Teens More Likely to Smoke Cannabis

A new study from the United Kingdom has revealed academically high-achieving students are two times as likely to smoke marijuana during their teen years. The nine-year study of 6,059 school children was conducted by researchers at University College London. The study was published in the medical journal BMJ Open.

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United Patients Group and Sonoma State University Offer First Public University Medical Marijuana Course in the Nation

ROHNERT PARK, Calif., Feb. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Two leaders in California education – United Patients Group, a leading medical cannabis education organization and Sonoma State University are teaming up to offer the first medical cannabis course from a major public university in the country.

Cleveland Cannabis College Opens in Ohio

Cleveland Cannabis College Opens in Ohio

Ohioans now can get an education in their state’s medical marijuana program. Richard Pine, an Ohio native, has opened the Cleveland Cannabis College. The college will offer courses in horticulture, history, law and other areas related to medical marijuana. Classes will begin in Fall 2017.

Higher Ed in Cali: Two Universities Offering Medical Cannabis Education

Higher Ed in Cali: Two Universities Offering Medical Cannabis Education

With its Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research, Humboldt State University in California has been at the academic forefront of marijuana since 2012, but other institutions of higher education in the state are starting to follow suit.

Gov. Hickenlooper Submits Budget Amendments to Legislature, Calls for Reductions in Senior Homestead Exemption & Higher Retail Marijuana Sales Taxes to Backfill School Funding Reductions

DENVER, Jan. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Office of State Planning and Budgeting (OSPB) today submitted budget amendments to the Joint Budget Committee that apply to the FY 2017-18 budget request.

City College of San Francisco Begins Cannabis Curriculum

City College of San Francisco to Begin Cannabis Curriculum

Now that adult-use marijuana is legal in California, a two-year community college in San Francisco is planning a curriculum for training people in the pot business. City College of San Francisco is developing the program with Oaksterdam University and the United Food and Commercial Workers labor union. CCSF plans to begin the program in spring 2018.

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NCIA Launches “We Are The Cannabis Industry” Campaign with Profiles, Digital Ads

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) today launched We Are The Cannabis Industry, a campaign designed to tell the stories of real people who work in America’s legal marijuana industry and highlight how the emerging business sector is creating significant benefits for both individuals and the economy.


Legal Learning Series Launches Cannabis Industry Professional Services Organization – The Cannabis LAB Presented by Greenspoon Marder

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Legal Learning Series, a leader in legal education, networking and events, announced today the launch of The Cannabis LAB, a professional services organization for the cannabis industry, presented by the national law firm of Greenspoon Marder.

Study: Only 55% of Dispensary Staff Members Receive Formal Training

Study: Only 55% of Dispensary Staff Members Receive Formal Training

On Dec. 9, 2016, the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research announced the results of a recent study of dispensary staff, with only 55% of dispensary staff reporting that they had received formal training to dispense cannabis to consumers.


The Cannabis Industry’s Ivy League of Educational Institutions Opens Enrollment For New York Grow Seminars in December

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Oaksterdam University, the Ivy League of cannabis education since 2007, will be holding a seminar in New York City for those interested in an education on indoor horticulture practices in the newly legal cannabis industry.


Spark The Conversation Launches Cannabis Education Tour Across California: “High My Name Is”

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — In conjunction with the brand that will represent the heart of California farmers, Humboldt’s Finest, Spark The Conversation launches a multi-city, two-week education event and activation campaign.

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Temple University Announces Marijuana 101 Course For Next Year

Temple University will offer a Marijuana 101 course next year, according to Philadelphia Magazine. The course was created by Linn Washington, a professor in the the Temple School of Media and Communication, and Chris Goldstein, a writer and marijuana activist. It is designed to cover all the basics of marijuana, including history, agriculture and pop culture.

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NCIA: Now Open – Call for Proposals

DENVER, Oct. 3, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Once again, we’re calling for proposals! We received many great submissions for our Seed To Sale Show and are now opening up the call for propsals for our 4th annual Cannabis Business Summit & Expo in Oakland, CA, June 12-14, 2017.

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Hoban & Feola Presents Cannabis Professional Advancement Series September 16th, 2016 at University of Denver National Cannabusiness Legal Experts Since 2008

DENVER, Sept. 14, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Hoban & Feola is presenting with The Cannabis Professional Advancement Series on September 16th at the University of Denver.

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Hoban & Feola Presents Cannabis Professional Advancement Series September 16th, 2016 at University of Denver National Cannabusiness Legal Experts Since 2008

DENVER, Sept. 1, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Hoban & Feola is presenting with The Cannabis Professional Advancement Series on September 16th at the University of Denver.


University Establishes Medical Marijuana Research And Education Center

Jefferson University in Philadelphia has established The Center for Medical Cannabis Education and Research, according to Phillymag.com. University officials said the CMCER is the “first center of its kind.” Its purpose will be to provide doctors and patients with direction for marijuana-based therapies, and it will gather information about medical marijuana research.

Consultant Training

Washington Approves Two Programs for Medical Marijuana Consultant Training

On May 6, 2016, the Washington State Department of Health announced that it had reviewed and approved two programs for medical marijuana consultant training, with both programs ready to register students.

MCOA Marijuana Company of America Correction New Website

Marijuana Company of America (MCOA) Partners with Cannabis Career Institute to Develop Online Cannabis Education Platform

BONSALL, Calif., May 10, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — MARIJUANA COMPANY OF AMERICA (OTC: MCOA) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Cannabis Career Institute (“CCI”) to develop a comprehensive library of cannabis and hemp education curriculum online that will be distributed through the Club Harmoneous Success Education Platform.

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OLCC Announces Public Safety, Education & Enforcement Committee

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 17, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The OLCC is sponsoring a Public Safety, Education & Enforcement Committee, to gather law enforcement professionals from around the state to discuss public safety-related issues and coordination needs in implementing OLCC’s recreational marijuana program.

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Bipartisan Senate Bill Will Reinstate College Aid to Students With Drug Convictions

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is pushing to repeal a Higher Education Act provision that strips college financial aid from students with drug convictions.

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Hacking Your Cannabis Expo Experience

With the California Cannabis Business Expo hitting San Francisco March 3-5, 2016, here are 11 tips for hacking your cannabis expo experience so you can build your network and expand your knowledge.

DATIA and drug testing

Knowing the Dark Side: Hoffman-La Roche and DATIA

Advocates of freedom for adult marijuana use, sales, production, and investment should know their foes, and should know for example that DATIA was the motivating force behind passage of the Drug Testing Integrity Act of 2008.


CARP and CanniMed Announce Partnership to Educate Canadians About Medical Cannabis

TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2015 /CNW/ – CARP, Canada’s largest non-profit, non-partisan advocacy association for Canadians As We Age, has announced a new “CARP Recommended” partnership with CanniMed Ltd.

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Marijuana Investor Summit Boot Camp—Shaping a New Frontier—Sept. 16, Los Angeles

CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Join us Sept. 16, 2015, in Los Angeles for the Marijuana Investor Summit Boot Camp for investors and entrepreneurs, produced by the Marijuana Investor Summit and in conjunction with Viridian Capital Advisors and Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo.

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Bedrocan Receives Additional License Capacity from Health Canada

TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2015 /CNW/ – Bedrocan Cannabis Corp. (TSXV: BED) (the “Company” or “Bedrocan”) announced today that it has received a license amendment from Health Canada allowing it to sell up to 2,000 kilograms of medical cannabis over the five and a half months ending on February 17, 2016, which is the end of the Company’s current license period.


D.A.R.E Briefly Relevant Due to Mistaken Advocacy of Marijuana Legalization

The Drug Abuse Resistance Education program was briefly relevant to the actual concerns of 21st century life Saturday afternoon when it mistakenly posted an op-ed by former Ohio Deputy Sheriff Carlis McDerment to its homepage urging the widespread legalization of marijuana.

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MJIC Media Acquires Pot-Stocks.com and Rebrands Website as Cannabis Trader

CHICAGO, JULY 28, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — MJIC Media LLC, a marijuana media conglomerate, today announced that it has acquired Pot-Stocks.com, an online source for cannabis investment education and stock information, and is rebranding the website as Cannabis Trader.

Medical Cannabis Institute

The Medical Cannabis Institute Expands Global Reach and Patient Audiences Through New Affiliate Program

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Medical Cannabis Institute (TMCI) launched its new affiliate program today, expanding the reach of its educational programming to new audiences within the patient community, as well as to new global markets in Central and Southern Europe.

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