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 …

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 …

Compassionate Alternatives

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Compassionate Alternatives is a non-profit specializing in the advocacy and the education of medical cannabis and its benefits. We are spreading awareness through seminars and other educational programs within the community. Our goal is to bring parents, patients, and future patients together in a safe environment to provide open discussion with one another. The mission of Compassionate Alternatives is to …

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 …