Massachusetts' Mount Wachusett Community College to Offer Cannabis Training

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GARDNER — Though the state’s budding marijuana industry may be creating jobs in North Central Massachusetts, finding 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.

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“It just made sense to develop a program that covered all areas of it to fill the need,”said Jeff Zorn, CEO of the Cannabis Career Training program.

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Source: Cannabis Business Times

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