The University of Maryland’s School of Pharmacy has suspended its plans to launch an online medical marijuana certification course.
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Individuals hoping to break into Maryland’s burgeoning medical marijuana industry will be able to get special training thanks to the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.
Louisiana State University has reviewed all seven applications submitted by prospective marijuana contractors and has determined that production contract for the LSU medical marijuana program should be awarded to a public company.
Arizona medical marijuana users may have to use caution if they are looking to light up on college campuses. On June 8, 2017, Attorney General Mark Brnovich requested that the Arizona Supreme Court reevaluate a ruling made by the Arizona Court of Appeals this past April, which rejected a 2012 decision by the legislature to make possession of medical marijuana on college campuses a crime.
n appellate court ruled Thursday that Arizona colleges and universities can prohibit medical marijuana on campuses but lawmakers can’t make it a crime.
In Ohio, public universities have to test medical marijuana during the first year of the state’s program. Private laboratories are not allowed to do the testing. The law creates a practical problem. Universities do not necessarily want to risk losing federal funding for testing medical marijuana, which remains illegal under federal law.
On Feb. 13, 2017, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Iowa State University cannot prevent students from using ISU logos on t-shirts that advocate for marijuana reform. The decision upholds a previous ruling by U.S. District Judge James Gritzner in 2016.
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.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 31, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A new undergraduate course on “Physiology of Cannabis” (HPH 115) will be offered at UC Davis this spring to raise awareness and understanding of how cannabis and cannabinoids affect the body.
DENVER, Dec. 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has awarded $2.35 million in grant funding for seven research studies to address potential public health and safety impacts of marijuana use.
On Sept. 28, 2016, the University of Mexico announced the Medical Cannabis Research Fund. Associate Professor Jacob Vigil in the Department of Psychology created the MCRF to aid medical cannabis research in social and biomedical sciences.
On Aug. 22, 2016, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that a man who has fired for smoking marijuana on the job should be able to return to his job.
Thomas Jefferson University in Center City has created a medical marijuana education and research center, which the school called the “first center of its kind.”
According to a new federal study, 703,759 full-time U.S. college students out of a total population of 9 million used marijuana on an average day and about 195,000 part-time college students out of 2 million used pot on an average day.
A U.S. District Court has ruled that Iowa State University cannot use trademark policy to prevent students from using ISU logos on t-shirts that contain marijuana leaves.
On Nov. 17, 2015, the University of Vermont’s College of Medicine launched its course registration for the spring 2016 semester, which included a course titled “Medical Cannabis, Pharm-372.”
In the medical community, there is a growing discussion as to whether or not marijuana can be used to help treat the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Although some studies have shown that marijuana is effective for things like pain relief, scientists are skeptical that it can be effective in treating trauma.
The University of Colorado at Boulder (CU-Boulder), once known for its communal 4/20 celebration, has since adopted a strict no-smoking policy on campus. For the past three years, CU-Boulder was completely shut down to outside visitors on 4/20 in an attempt to terminate its once-renowned event.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., February 24, 2015 / Weed Wire/ — BioTrackTHC™, the leading provider of seed-to-sale software solutions for medical and retail marijuana businesses, launched BioTrackTHC University, an intensive certification training program for the company’s marijuana tracking systems.
Phylos Bioscience, which is mapping the cannabis genome, has raised $250,000 in equity, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
The cannabis business has created a demand that trade schools hope to fill as they train workers for positions in this emerging field.
To hear a student say, “I’m getting my MBA to work in the cannabis industry” would be truly interesting. So this reply may be unlikely, but such a response is not far-fetched, considering that the industry has, and will continue, to spark the interest of a younger demographic.
TAMPA, FL – When you think about a college degree you think of things like economics, communications or poli sci. But a group of students in Tampa is learning something that right now is actually illegal to do in the State of Florida.
Pot culture is prevalent in Boulder, but maintaining a certain image may be more important to the university than warmly embracing counterculture.