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 …

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 …

Hocking College Offering To Serve As Medical Cannabis Testing Site For The State Of Ohio!

Hocking College Offering To Serve As Medical Cannabis Testing Site For The State Of Ohio!   Nelsonville, Ohio September 5, 2017 – Hocking College is announcing its intention to fulfill Ohio law as the research facility for the State of Ohio’s Medical Cannabis testing laboratory. “The decision to lead this medical cannabis lab effort was not based on the merits …

Ohio College Moving Forward With Plans To Operate A Medical Cannabis Test Lab

  CCV Research Press Release   Ohio College moving forward with plans to operate a medical cannabis test lab Internal planning moving fast with Press Conference scheduled for Sept 5th.   Cleveland, Ohio Aug 15, 2017   CCV Research provided an update today regarding its efforts to help assist an Ohio Public Institute of Higher Education to successfully obtain a certificate …

Ohio College commits to participation in Cannabis Test Laboratory

Ohio College commits to participation in Cannabis Test Laboratory Eliminates the need for any changes to the Ohio Medical Marijuana legal framework   Cleveland, Ohio Aug 4, 2017 – CCV Research announced today that it has received a letter of intent from an Ohio public institution of higher education and received confirmation from the Governor’s office that the college qualifies …

Ohio on Verge of Creating One of Largest Medical Marijuana Markets in the U.S.

By John Schroyer Ohio appears poised to become the newest state to approve a medical marijuana program, which could create one of the largest MMJ industries in the nation with patient numbers in the hundreds of thousands and annual sales in the hundreds of millions of dollars. A medical marijuana bill approved by lawmakers last week stands a good chance …