Enrolment high for Kwantlen cannabis course


March 27, 2018 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ News


While Richmond council remains hesitant about growing and selling recreational marijuana in the city, many students are interested in the business.

In fact, the cannabis education program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is immensly popular.

“We need to create a new trained workforce for the new industry,” said Barinder Rasode, CEO of The National Institute for Cannabis Health and Education (NICHE).

“If Richmond is excluding itself from the industry, it won’t benefit from the jobs created by the industry and taxes gathered.”

KPU’s online cannabis career training, in partnership with NICHE, is the only one of its kind in Canada, according to Rasode.

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