Marijuana school debuts in New Jersey

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Medical marijuana 'school' teaches business entrepreneurship and cultivation tips

To respond to the growth in states with laws allowing medical marijuana, schools educating entrepreneurs on the ways to cultivate and run a budding business have been cropping up around the county and the first one just announced its arrival in New Jersey.

The Cannabis Career Institute has been in business elsewhere for five years according to company information, but on Saturday, June 15, the training school debuted its one-day course in Piscataway, N.J.  

According to a company press release, each student who had opportunities to network with the foremost experts in the fields of dispensary management, growing, cultivation, strains, edibles, accounting, law, medical, marketing and more.

 Company founder Robert Calkin stated the average dispensary that grows and distributes medical marijuana can quickly earn up to $10,000 per day and an average master grower could make $250,000 a year.

 Calkin stated that the company cares about the medical marijuana industry.

“While never aligning with this or that political party, or otherwise espousing their views or that of similar associations or groups, we do however spread our belief for the need of providing proper medical marijuana education far and wide, offering a wide range of educational and training opportunities and resources,” he stated in the release.


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