When the fall semester begins at Stockton University next week, a couple dozen students will settle into class to start studying for a minor in medical marijuana.
As the marijuana industry in the state continues to grow -- a medical marijuana expansion is underway and lawmakers are working for full legalization -- the south Jersey institution has launched a program to train students interested in working in that field.
WNYC first reported the program.
"This is a growing industry and we want to prepare our students from a variety of academic viewpoints," Ekaterina Sedia, a biology professor and the program coordinator for cannabis studies, said in a statement.
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