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  1. Ron Strider

    Legal Pot? Doesn't Matter, Colleges Say

    While some states have removed criminal penalties for marijuana, and many others have legalized it for medical and -- more rarely -- recreational use, the drug remains forbidden at colleges in such states. That's because of a hovering federal threat, but one that has never been realized --...
  2. Ron Strider

    University Of Virginia Researching Hemp, Medical Marijuana

    The University of Virginia is researching hemp and medical marijuana in collaboration with a plant biotechnology company. Virginia biology professor Michael Timko says the research looks to renew the state as a leading producer of hemp and restore land depleted by tobacco and mining. The...
  3. Ron Strider

    Argentina: Hebrew University Organizes Buenos Aires Cannabis Conference

    Hebrew University of Jerusalem is organizing Argentina's first international conference on medicinal cannabis. The International Conference on Cannabis' Endocannabinoid and Medicinal System in Argentina´s history will take place October 24-25 at NH Tango Porteño Hotel in Buenos Aires. In...
  4. Ron Strider

    Northern Michigan University Offers Marijuana Degree: "Not Easy At All"

    A university in Michigan is offering an unusual degree – in marijuana. Northern Michigan University in Marquette began its medical plant chemistry program this semester, with about a dozen students in the first class, the Detroit Free Press reported . The program combines chemistry, biology...
  5. Ron Strider

    Northern Michigan University Offers Marijuana Degree

    A university in Michigan is offering an unusual degree – in marijuana. Northern Michigan University in Marquette began its medical plant chemistry program this semester, with about a dozen students in the first class, the Detroit Free Press reported . The program combines chemistry, biology...
  6. Ron Strider

    Australia: University Of Newcastle Gets $2.5 Million For Medicinal Cannabis Research

    Newcastle will lead the national approach to research into medicinal cannabis treatments. The University of Newcastle has been granted $6 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council for various projects. Of this money, $2.5 million was allocated to setting up a the...
  7. Ron Strider

    Want To Study The Business Of Marijuana? There's A Degree Program For That

    Alex Roth has gotten into the habit of pulling out his cellphone and showing skeptical friends a screen shot of the classes he'll have to take to get his bachelor of science degree from Northern Michigan University. "When they hear what my major is, there are a lot of people who say, 'Wow...
  8. Ron Strider

    Hemp, Inc.'s Hemp University Reports Sold Out 4th Educational Symposium

    Hemp, Inc., a global leader in the industrial hemp industry with the largest hemp mill in the western hemisphere, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hemp University, LLC's 4th educational symposium, "The Art & Science of CBD Oil," to be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from...
  9. Ron Strider

    MI: American University Unveils New Degree: Marijuana Chemistry

    Northern Michigan University is offering students the chance to major in a new program called medicinal plant chemistry — marijuana analysis, basically. The program is the first of its kind at a four-year university in the U.S., according to CBS Detroit. Students will take classes in chemistry...
  10. Ron Strider

    Fewer Young People Than Ever Feel They Have Easy Access To Cannabis

    The number of young people who believe they can easily access cannabis has plummeted since 2002, data published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs reveals. Researchers from Boston University, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of North Carolina and St. Louis...
  11. Ron Strider

    LA: Southern University Presents Medical Marijuana Vendor Recommendation To Board

    Approving a vendor is the last major hurdle to start the process of producing the state's cannabis. The university has not yet chosen a location for the secure indoor growing facility, which will be funded through third-party donors. Southern University is one step closer to getting medical...
  12. Ron Strider

    University Of Maryland Pharmacy School Cancels Plans To Train For Medical Marijuana

    The University of Maryland's School of Pharmacy canceled plans to offer training for those who work in the medical marijuana industry amid legal concerns. After consulting with the Maryland attorney general's office, the university asked pharmacy school officials to cancel the classes, a...
  13. Ron Strider

    IL: Student Senator Begins Fight To Allow Medical Marijuana On Campus

    Student Senator Tara Chattoraj introduced a resolution to Illinois Student Government last Wednesday to support allowing medical marijuana in University Housing. The resolution would urge the University to revise the Student Code as well as University Housing regulations to allow for the...
  14. Ron Strider

    UK: More And More US Universities Are Adding 'Cannabis Classes' To Their Syllabuses

    More and more universities in the United States are starting to offer 'cannabis classes' to students wanting to learn more about the plant. Cannabis is a multi-billion pound industry across the pond, with increasing numbers of states seeking to legalize it. As such, we're seeing an...
  15. Ron Strider

    American Universities Offering Cannabis Classes This Fall

    School's in session and cannabis is on the syllabus. Accredited schools including University of Vermont and Ohio State University have started offering courses on the biology and use of marijuana as well as legal issues around it. Credit and non-credit course available in this "growing" subject...
  16. Ron Strider

    LA: Southern University Reviews Medical Marijuana Contract Bids

    Southern University received applications from seven companies seeking to be its medical marijuana grower, as the school sets up one of Louisiana's two production facilities. The Southern University Ag Center expects to finish reviewing applications by the end of the month. The university...
  17. Ron Strider

    MD: Gov. Hogan Appoints Harford County Sheriff Gahler To Medical Marijuana Commission

    Governor Larry Hogan today announced ten appointments to the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Marijuana Commission. The commission oversees the development of policies, procedures, and regulations to ensure that medical cannabis is available to qualifying patients. With the initial application phase...
  18. Ron Strider

    Hemp, Inc. To Expand The Hemp University After Its 3rd Successful Symposium

    Hemp, Inc. is pleased to announce the huge success of its 3rd Hemp University educational symposium held this past weekend which focused on The Art and Science of CBD Greenhouse Growing. The educational symposium was held at Louisburg College in Louisburg, North Carolina. A team of experts...
  19. Ron Strider

    Contractor Chosen For Louisiana Medical Marijuana Production

    Medical marijuana in Louisiana is moving closer to production, with a contractor for the growing operation chosen by Louisiana State University. The LSU AgCenter has selected a New Orleans affiliate of a Las Vegas company to do the work. GB Sciences was chosen from seven potential vendors...
  20. Ron Strider

    Court: Iowa State University Wrong To Block Pot T-Shirt

    Iowa State University lost another appeal in a federal court case over the decision of administrators to prevent a marijuana advocacy group from printing a T-shirt that included the university logo and a marijuana leaf. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday for the second time said...