Field experts will teach students about the legal status of medical cannabis; the human body’s endocannabinoid system and cannabis as medicine; the basics of cultivation, harvesting and processing and the different products available in New Jersey and elsewhere; and the ins and outs of working in a medical cannabis dispensary in New Jersey including rules and regulations of product handling and patient interaction.
Jenna Misciascio, a student at Stockton University in Pomona, NJ, hopes to launch a career in the cannabis industry.
“It's not really an industry yet, unless you go into medical,” she told a group of students, teachers and area residents at a forum on the potential economic impact of cannabis legalization in New Jersey on Monday, April 29, 2019. “If the legislation is passed, I want to find a way to combine adult use and hospitality.”
Representatives from the Stockton University chapter of Students Organizing for Marijuana Research and Transparency (SMART), Weedmaps, the Compassionate Care Foundation and the New Jersey Cannabis Industry Association held a public forum about the benefits of legalizing cannabis in New Jersey on Monday evening at Stockton University. The panel of experts featured a diverse array of professionals from the industry, including: