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 …

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 …

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 …

First Ohio Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facility Given Green Light To Plant Seeds!

The first of Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Cultivation facilities has been given the green light by the Ohio Department of Commerce to put seeds in the ground and start growing the very first of Ohio’s medical marijuana!  FN Holdings, LLC which does business as Wellspring Fields is located in Ravenna and the first of 25 provisional licensees to pass a detailed …

Cannabis Cryptocurrency Part 3: Smoke Exchange

Part 3 of our Cannabis Cryptocurrency series features a brand new cannabis crypto, the Smoke Exchange (SMX).  It is actually an extension/sister company of DopeCoin Gold.  It is a self-serving advertising network that is similar to Google Adwords & Facebook advertising, but specifically for the cannabis industry that is also based off of blockchain & has it’s own cryptocurrency.  It’s …

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Cannabis Cryptocurrency Part 2: Dopecoin Gold

    Following our Cannabis Cryptocurrency series with Potcoin as part 1, now Part 2 of our Cannabis Cryptocurrency series features DopeCoin Gold. DopeCoin Gold is a cryptocurrency that was designed specifically with the goal of providing a billion dollar industry with a safer and faster way of doing business. This cryptocurrency was originally created as DopeCoin in January of …

56 Ohio Marijuana Dispensary Licenses Awarded!

2 days ago the Ohio Department of Pharmacy held a meeting in Columbus to announce the long-awaited winners of the 60 possible Dispensary Licenses. But oddly enough after 376 total submissions, only 56 out of those 60 were actually awarded.  The Board of Pharmacy states that 2 districts didn’t have anyone submit for them. Provisional license winners have six months …

New Ohio Recreational Marijuana Language Approved For Ballot!

There is a new group called Ohio Families for Change that just got their Ohio Recreational Marijuana ballot initiative, called the “Marijuana Rights & Regulations” approved by Attorney General Mike Dewine today!   Their first attempt a few weeks ago was actually rejected by Dewine, but the group persisted and handed in a nicely updated amendment. The group is aiming for …