Cannabis PhD Takes Higher Education to a New Level

Deron Caplan’s brain has been hooked on pot for years.

And for the casual, infrequent marijuana user, it’s paid off in Canada’s first PhD in cannabis production.

“It (cannabis) is not really a big part of my life outside of the science,” says Caplan, who earned his doctoral degree from the University of Guelph in late August.

“There is a need for the science and there is a market and there are people that are growing it and they are going to have to grow it safely and make money … and they can’t just make it all up themselves.”

– Read the entire article at The Star.