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 …

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 …

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 …

Green Compassion Network Presents: FYI – Medical Marijuana In Ohio

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  Hosted by Green Compassion Network, LLC – An Evening for Patients/Caregivers, Doctors, and the Public to learn about Medical Marijuana in Ohio. Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Program will launch on September 8, 2018. There is much to understand about the health benefits of this controversial wonder plant. Hear from Dr. Dustin Sulak, a leading medical cannabis expert, Robert Ryan, Executive …

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 …

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 …

Is Tomorrow D-Day for the Ohio Medical Marijuana Program?

Tomorrow May 11th in Columbus, a judge will have 69 lawsuits against the Department of Commerce & the Ohio Marijuana Cultivation Licensing process in front of them to determine if there was fraud, insider trading or other back-alley dealings that happened within Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Program, HB 523. What a sad day it is that almost 2 years to the …