Higher Education: Learn to Be a Pot Grower, Vendor or ‘Cannabis Sommelier’

When Colorado became one of the first U.S. states to legalize recreational marijuana in 2014, the state became the centre of several industries that can only really thrive if pot is legal: marijuana tourism and cannabis edibles, for example.

It also saw the state become a centre of cannabis-related training, since teachers could use real marijuana plants in a class on how to grow it without risking arrest.

“We probably have eight cannabis education companies in the state of Colorado alone, some in large-scale brick-and-mortar settings with live plants growing,” explains Max Montrose of the Trichome Institute, which trains people to be responsible vendors for pot, in a version of the course used for people who serve alcohol.

– Read the entire article at Global News.