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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.
Cannabis Curriculum Convening
April 21 and 22, 2 - 5 p.m. EDT
Join cannabis educators to exchange curriculum ideas, network, and discuss strategies to enhance cannabis instruction in higher education.
Wednesday, April 21
2 – 2:50 p.m.
Opening Session: “Why Cannabis Curriculum?”
Choice of Three Sessions:
3 – 3:50 p.m.
- Science-Focused Cannabis Curriculum (Including Bachelor’s Degrees)
- Cultivation-Focused Cannabis Curriculum
- Community College Cannabis Curriculum
Choice of Four Sessions:
4 – 4:50 p.m.
- Law-Focused Cannabis Courses/Curriculum
- Medical-Focused Cannabis Courses/Curriculum
- Hemp-Focused Cannabis Curriculum
- The Importance of Social Justice in Cannabis Curriculum: Spotlight on Engaging with and Training a Post-Prison Population
Thursday, April 22
2 – 2:50p.m.
Opening Session: “The Role of Continuing Ed/Adult Ed in Cannabis Education.”
Discipline Assemblage and Summary
3 – 4:15 p.m.
Each panel will summarize their discussion, findings, and plans going forward.
4:20 – 5 p.m.
Panelists will discuss potential cannabis education collaborative opportunities.
Meet the Cannabis Curriculum Convening Panelists
Rob Mejia, Moderator: The Importance of Social Justice in Cannabis Curriculum: Spotlight on Engaging with and Training a Post-Prison Population
Dr. Ekaterina Sedia, Moderator: Discipline Assemblage and Summary
Marne Coit, Moderator: Hemp Panel
Anne Schwabe, Cannabis Science Panel
Gerry Berkowitz, Cannabis Cultivation Panel
Dr. Andrea Holmes, Moderator: Medical Cannabis Panel
Koral Fritz, Moderator: Cannabis Law Panel
Dr. Gus Rosonia, Medical Cannabis Panel
Michael Brown, The Importance of Social Justice in Cannabis Curriculum: Spotlight on Engaging with and Training a Post-Prison Population
Nathan Bone, Cannabis Cultivation Panel
Ann Marie Sorrell, Community College Panel
Brandon Nichols, Community College Panel
Amanda Gettes, Moderator: Community College Panel
Akilah Easter, Community College Panel
Thomas Olah, Medical Cannabis Panel
Chad Kinney, Cannabis Science Panel
Dr. Amanda McKinney, Medical Cannabis Panel
Benjamin Southwell, Cannabis Science Panel
Faye Coleman, Hemp Panel
John Fraser, Cannabis Law Panel
Tiffany Bowden, Cannabis Law Panel
Dasheeda Dawson, The Importance of Social Justice in Cannabis Curriculum: Spotlight on Engaging with and Training a Post-Prison Population
Samuel Haiden, Cannabis Cultivation Panel
Quarterly Cannabis Education Panel
June 1, 2021
Cannabis 101: Definitions, Terms, and General Q&A
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