Plainfield – The Office of Continuing Education at Union College, in collaboration with NJ Cannabis Certified, is offering a 15-hour NJ Cannabis Certified™ training program beginning Monday, September 12, 2022. This live, online course is tailored to New Jersey’s medical marijuana program and the new personal use rules and regulations. This 15-hour training covers topics including cannabis law and regulations, cultivation basics, manufactured products, testing, and what you need to know to work in a cannabis dispensary. Union’s training also touches on the history of cannabis, the human body’s endocannabinoid system, cannabis taxonomy and terminology, and how to assist medical marijuana program patients with qualifying conditions.
The NJ Cannabis Certified classes will be held live through Zoom on consecutive Monday evenings beginning September 12 through October 10, 2022, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Students must be 18 years or older to register for this class. Most employment in the cannabis industry will require a successful background check and a minimum age of 21 years of age. Completion of the course requires attendance during live instruction and submittal of a final quiz at the conclusion of the training. The fee for this program is $500. To enroll online, please visit ucc.edu/ce/cannabis