University To Offer ‘Intro To Weed’ Class: 14 Week Course On Growing, Marketing, And Selling Marijuana
Are you interested in learning about the latest and greatest technology and business practices of the burgeoning medical marijuana industry, and want to gain all of that incredibly valuable knowledge from the comfort of a college classroom?
BRO, do I have the college/class for you! That is assuming you’re willing to go to college in Canada, where Kwantlen Polytechnic University in British Columbia will be offering ‘Introduction to Professional Management of Marijuana for Medical Purposes in Canada’, a 14-week course touching on anything and everything you need to know in order to get ahead in the medical marijuana business (one of the fastest growing markets in the world).
The college course will be broken down into multiple sections (or ‘modules’ as they call them in Canada), the first providing a foundation for being able to cultivate and grow cannabis in a variety of ways, as well as maximize the potency of the weed and properly store that marijuana once it’s been brought to market. The class itself will be broken into two distinct portion, and each portion willbe comprised of two modules. The first portion of the course is ‘Plant Production & Facility Management – MEDM 9001’, and Module 1 of that course will involve the following:
Module One: Plant Production and Facility Management Theory
Students will learn to identify the key differences in plant characteristics. They will become skilled at identifying healthy plant roots and unhealthy plant roots; learn treatment techniques, and how to optimize the environment for healthy root production. Students will also be taught irrigation options and techniques: growing mediums and hydroponic systems; pest management; crop cycles; drying and storage procedures; and Health Canada regulations.
Module 2 will focus on the legality of the medical marijuana market, and teach students bylaws and legal challenges still in place preventing anyone and everyone from getting into the weed game:
Module Two: Legalities and Regulations: Becoming a Licensed Producer in the MMPR Business
Learn the history of government regulations in Canada in the marijuana business, and the history of government regulations of international cannabis hotspots. Understand local bylaws and review current legal challenges while developing a Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulation (MMPR) application.
Now onto portion 2, known as ‘Marketing, Sales & Drug Development – MEDM 9002’, where the college will actually teach you to market and sell drugs.
Modules 1 and 2 of that course section include the following:
Module One: Marketing, Sales, and Patient Acquisition Strategies
Review Health Canada marketing regulations as you create and implement branding strategies and customer loyalty while learning who your target markets are.
Module Two: Medical Conditions and Drug Development Processes
Learn the role of health care professionals in the use of medical marijuana, and what medical conditions are treated with cannabis in Canada. Explore Vancouver dispensaries, the drug development process and alternatives to smoking cannabis.
So for any of you bros out there who think you have what it takes to be Canada’s next great weed dealer, or think you can apply those learned academic principles to the legalized marijuana markets of Colorado, Washington, Oregon, and Washington D.C., then I suggest you CLICK HERE to start looking around the college’s website, and see what it would take for you to get enrolled at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
This is, without question, the greatest class ever offered by any college anywhere.
[Tip of the hat to RT.com]