The cannabis industry is a fast-growing industry across North America due mainly because of the relaxation of many statelaws with regards to medicinal and recreational marijuana. This means there has been a growing need for more qualified cannabis professionals to enter the industry and offer their expertise to grow the industry further. The industry is certain evolving quicker than anyone ever predicted, and it can be quite lucrative for people to get involved. So, where can you go to study this fascinating subject in greater detail?
Many high profile educational institutes are including cannabis related courses within the curriculum of existing subjects. This is happening in institutes such as Harvard and Denver University. We are starting to see the birth of cannabis-specific educational institutes, which focus entirely on the industry.
Here are the places we recommend that you research a little more, as they offer information or courseswhich may be of interest to you.
The Cannabis College is one of the oldest cannabis specific education centers. It was founded in 1998 in the home of cannabis – Amsterdam. The Cannabis College pride themselves on being a not for profit information center and offer information about all things marijuana.
The Cannabis College facility contains a stocked library, THC testing facilities as well as training courses. Oh, and make sure you check out the awe-inspiring cannabis garden at the Cannabis College, which has a wide variety of strains growing in it with lots of information. There is a grower on sight who can answer any questions you may have about the strains that are available.It is important to note that the Cannabis College operates as a center for learning rather than offering a degree.
Oaksterdam is one of the most popular University’s, as around 20,000 students have already graduated from this cannabis college. It has been around for over 10 years, based in Oakland CA, the institute offers courses on everything from horticulture, to dispensary operations to edibles. We are sure you will find a course that is suitable for you. Many of the teachers at Oaksterdam University have been heavily involved in promoting the legalization of marijuana. You can select weekend courses, or take part in a full time 14-week semester.
Clover Leaf University
Clover Leaf University is another option to consider. This educational center is based in Denver, and it also has an online facility allowing students to learn remotely. Currently, it’s the sole institute that is approved by Colorado’s department of education for cannabis education. Students take part in campus based classes with lab work, and Clover Leaf is lucky to have a teaching staff that are experienced and offer a fantastic source of knowledge to pass on to students.
One qualified, you can apply for a wide range of jobs. To see what is available at the moment in your area, check out the cannabis jobs section of Cannabis.net.