Cannabis Industry: From Seeds to Needs
This course will provide a general overview of cannabis, marijuana, hemp, cannabinoids, and effects on humans and animals. Topics will include, horticulture, seed genetics, cultivation, farming, and harvesting techniques of cannabis. Furthermore, the course discusses different processing and extraction methods for marijuana, and industrial hemp used for fiber and CBD. The course will cover product safety, regulations, compliance, legalities, and testing in farming, processing, and consumer facing products. The current state of research, US and global impact, as well as professional opportunities of the cannabis industry will be discussed.