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Cannabis 101   

Explore the topic of Cannabis and its many medicinal uses, as well as legal landscape, dosing and myths.

  • Describe the history of an ancient plan for modern illnesses
  • Infer the current legal landscape of cannabis
  • Examine the discovery of the endocannabinoid system
  • Differentiate Cannabinoids, Terpenes and Opiods
  • Associate with clinical practice
  • Identify delivery systems
  • Read dosing amounts
  • Distinguish medical myths and facts The cannabis industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. It is also on the forefront of daily political news as patient stories are circulated about how cannabis is helping so many find relief from a myriad of ailments. As new research supports patient claims and wider legalization occurs, you may be curious about how cannabis might have an impact on your or a loved one's life.

    The Cannabis 101 course contains general information about cannabis, the basic science of "why" cannabis works with our own Endocannabinoid System, differences between CBD and THC (you don't have to get high to use the healing properties of the plant), the law, and types of products that are available. For example, did you know you can find pain relief from a topical...which is applied to the skin? You don't have to smoke cannabis to get relief! There are many ways to medicate.

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Item: F8900 CEUs: 2
This course must be completed by December 10.

Registration for this self-paced, online class is open now.

Instructions for accessing course materials will be sent via email. Please allow 2-3 business days to receive these instructions.

Please note, this course is not instructor moderated.
Instructor(s):  Self Directed

Total cost: $75.00




If the class you are registering for lists a required textbook, you are responsible for ordering and purchasing it prior to the start of class. Please note that there is no bookstore at North Campus.