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Researchers from University of Vermont discover cannabis’ origins

Researchers from University of Vermont discover cannabis’ origins

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 13, 2019

The cannabis plant's roots extend far beyond the soil in which they grow. In fact, scientists may have finally traced the plant’s origins back to ancient China in 930 CE. Thanks to a new paper released following a study conducted by researchers from the University of Vermont, "cannabis flourishes in steppe – an open, treeless habitat."...

Report: Asia’s medical cannabis market will swell to $5.8 billion in value by 2024

Report: Asia’s medical cannabis market will swell to $5.8 billion in value by 2024

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 31, 2019

Based on detailed findings recently published in the Asian Cannabis Report, legalizing weed in Asia could significantly bolster the economy. By the year 2024, researchers say that the medical cannabis market in Asia will be valued at an estimated $5.8 billion. This is based on a report by cannabis indust...

Maryland pharmacy school becomes first to offer certificate in cannabis studies

Maryland pharmacy school becomes first to offer certificate in cannabis studies

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

July 10, 2017

The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy will begin offering courses to students that will groom them for the medical cannabis industry. The courses will be offered online counting toward certifications required under Maryland’s medical cannabis legislation. They will also offer instruction on regulations, the latest uses for medical cannabis, product consistency, inventory control, and relevant information to running your busine...

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