NY colleges increase cannabis courses amid weed legalization

By Carl Campanile

Higher education is taking on a new meaning in New York after the state legalized the recreational use of marijuana.

Colleges and universities are adding new courses about cannabis to the syllabus to prepare students for jobs in the budding industry. And they’re not just offering tokin’ lessons on the history of weed, either.

Online Excelsior College is marketing new master’s degree courses in marijuana leading to a graduate certificate in “Cannabis Control,” as well as expanding undergraduate classes.

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