College Offers Cannabis TrainingNovember 28, 2017 |
by Elizabeth Dobbins
GARDNER — Though the state’s budding marijuana industry may be creating jobs in North Central Massachusetts, finding a qualified candidates can be a challenge, according to some inside the industry.
If you ask Mount Wachusett Community College, the answer is in the (virtual) classroom.
Among the college’s newest offerings: the Cannabis Career Training Program.
The online, not-for-credit program is a collaboration between the college and a private company, Online Cannabis Education, and covers topics from growing and cooking marijuana to the business and legal side of the industry to “budtending,” a term for dispensary jobs.