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All About The Ailments – Hepatitis C

We’d like to welcome you to our newest series called,  “All About The Ailments.” We’ve partnered with OhioMedicalMarijuana.com to discuss and spotlight each of the qualifying medical ailments that cannabis has been approved to treat in the state of Ohio.  This week we will be covering Hepatitis C, how cannabis helps treat it, and what patients are saying about how …

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Ohio Senate Bill 57 Legalizes Industrial Hemp & CBD

Hemp was federally legalized December 20th, 2018 when President Trump signed the 2018 $867-billon dollar Farm Bill. It was originally introduced early in 2018 by U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell. The language federally legalized the cultivation and sale of industrial hemp, which is defined as “marijuana” that contains less than 0.3-percent THC. It also removed it from the controlled substances list, …

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OhioCannabis.com Presents: Leigh Goldie with Empowering Epilepsy at the 2019 Ohio Marijuana Expo 06

Johnny was at the 2019 Ohio Marijuana Expo in Cleveland at the Red Space event center, January 26th. This event was hosted by OhioMarijuanaCard.com. Johnny spoke with Leigh Goldie from Empowering Epilepsy about what their organizations purpose is for patients here in Ohio. It is a non-profit that she is looking to raise money in order to put together a …

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Hocking College Cannabis Analytical Lab Receives It’s Operational License!

Hocking College Cannabis Analytical Lab has just received their operational license to test cannabis in Ohio! They are the second lab to receive their license, behind North Coast Testing Labs, LLC out of Streetsboro, Ohio. However, due to some equipment back-orders and additional calibration, North Coast won’t be testing any product for patients for another month or so. This leaves …

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Hocking College’s Cannabis Lab Tech Program Receives HLC Accreditation to Become First of Its Kind in the Nation

NELSONVILLE, OH – Hocking College has received accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission to move forward with the new cannabis lab technician program. This decision also gives Hocking College the distinction of being the first institution of higher learning in the United States to offer an associate degree program in cannabis lab technician. According to Hocking College President Dr. Betty …

CBD as an Anti-Inflammatory

Inflammation is a natural and healthy cellular process which is a response to harmful stimuli. Excess stress to poor diet, contaminants in the air can trigger inflammation. Under normal conditions, inflammation is a good and necessary thing. While it may cause uncomfortable symptoms including pain, swelling, soreness, and redness, inflammation is our body’s way of healing itself. Types of Inflammation …

Is CBD really only regulated by Ohio dispensaries now? That may not be true.

Last week some news & headlines came out that said CBD is no longer able to be sold in Ohio unless through a licensed dispensary, (which almost 2.5 years later, even though 56 licenses have been awarded, are still non-existent) and there seems to be a lot of confusion whether this can be true or not. The Ohio state board …

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Hocking College to offer the first medical cannabis tech degree in the nation!

Nelsonville, OH – Aug. 8, 2018 – The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) has approved Hocking College’s request to offer a cannabis laboratory technician major as part of their new Laboratory Sciences Program. The cannabis laboratory technician is one component of the College’s new Associates Degree in Laboratory Science. The other two components are medical lab technician and chemical …

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Press Release: Hocking College on Track to Become One of Ohio’s First Cannabis Testing Labs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 3, 2018 CONTACT: Tim Brunicardi Executive Director of Marketing, Public & Community Relations Hocking College 3301 Hocking Parkway Nelsonville, Ohio 45764 740.753.6523 (Office) | 304.494.2369 (Cell) brunicardit@hocking.edu Hocking College on Track to Become One of Ohio’s First Cannabis Testing Labs Nelsonville, OH – July 3, 2018 – Hocking College has been awarded a provisional license as …

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Ohio Awards Medical Marijuana Testing Lab Licenses!

After a long, long wait – Ohio has finally awarded licenses for the Testing labs for their new medical marijuana program. There were two licenses awarded by the Ohio Department of Commerce, both of the only 2 colleges that applied – Hocking Technical College in Nelsonville & Central State University in Wilberforce.       The Hocking College laboratory is …