News & Events

attendees at the 2019 New Jersey Cannabis Career Fair

The initiative’s activities in the area of cannabis and hemp are:

  • Conducting studies on the agricultural aspects of cultivating hemp
  • Partnering with businesses to contribute to the local community
  • Developing a lab to test and study hemp grown on campus or in partnership with other farms
  • Hosting conferences and webinars on cannabis and hemp industry relevant subjects

The vision of the Cannabis & Hemp Research Initiative at Stockton University is to become the premier research site in New Jersey for agricultural cannabis and hemp, and to establish a platform to discuss important topics in the industry with members of the academic and business community.

Upcoming Events

On April 21st and 22nd Stockton's Cannabis & Hemp Research Initiative was pleased to host our first Cannabis Curriculum Convening. Over 30 professors participated in the event and their bios are listed below.
Next year we will host our second convening in mid to late April. Further details will follow as we get closer to the event.
 
In the meantime, please join us for our first quarterly cannabis education presentation. It will take place on Tuesday, June 1st from noon to 1pm EDT. Please click here to register for the event.
 

 

September 1, 2021: Status of the Adult Use Cannabis Program in New Jersey

December 1, 2021: All About Hemp

March 1, 2022: Cannabis Hospitality & Tourism Opportunities & Challenges

 

Past Events


Meet the Cannabis Curriculum Convening Panelists

Rob Mejia

Rob Mejia, Moderator: The Importance of Social Justice in Cannabis Curriculum: Spotlight on Engaging with and Training a Post-Prison Population

Dr. Ekaterina Sedia

Dr. Ekaterina Sedia, Moderator: Discipline Assemblage and Summary

Mariah Duffey

Mariah Duffey, “Using your Continuing Education and Adult Ed Depts to Launch Canna Curriculum” 

Marne Coit

Marne Coit, Moderator: Hemp Panel

Anna Schwabe

Anna Schwabe, Cannabis Science Panel

Dr. Gerry Berkowitz

Dr. Gerry Berkowitz, Cannabis Cultivation Panel

Dr. Andrea Holmes

Dr. Andrea Holmes, Moderator: Medical Cannabis Panel 

Koral Fritz

Koral Fritz, Moderator: Cannabis Law Panel

Dr. Gus Rosonia

Dr. Gus Rosonia, Medical Cannabis Panel

Michael Brown

Michael Brown, The Importance of Social Justice in Cannabis Curriculum: Spotlight on Engaging with and Training a Post-Prison Population

Nathan Bone

Nathan Bone, Cannabis Cultivation Panel

Ann Marie Sorrell

Ann Marie Sorrell, Community College Panel

Brandon Nichols

Brandon Nichols, Community College Panel

Amanda Gettes

Amanda Gettes, Moderator: Community College Panel

Akilah Easter

Akilah Easter, Community College Panel

Thomas Olah

Thomas Olah, Medical Cannabis Panel

Chad Kinney

Chad Kinney, Cannabis Science Panel

Dr. Amanda McKinney

Dr. Amanda McKinney, Medical Cannabis Panel

Benjamin Southwell

Benjamin Southwell, Cannabis Science Panel

Faye Coleman

Faye Coleman, Hemp Panel

John Fraser

John Fraser, Cannabis Law Panel

Dr.Tiffany Bowden

Dr.Tiffany Bowden, Cannabis Law Panel

Dasheeda Dawson

Dasheeda Dawson,  The Importance of Social Justice in Cannabis Curriculum: Spotlight on Engaging with and Training a Post-Prison Population

Samuel Haiden

Samuel Haiden, Cannabis Cultivation Panel

Marguerite Bolt

Marguerite Bolt, Hemp Panel 

Kelly Hennigan

Kelly Hennigan, “Using your Continuing Education and Adult Ed Depts to Launch Canna Curriculum”