Introduction to the Cannabis Industry

  • Group Copy 5 6 modules
  • 12 hours
  • £399
Introduction to the Cannabis Industry

Course overview

This Introduction to the Cannabis Industry course is comprehensive and detailed with extensive listings of required reading and research areas to encourage and guide learners to explore at depth the past, current and future aspects of the international legal medical cannabis industry.

What you’ll learn

  • Basic concepts and context
  • Cannabis production
  • Pharmacology
  • Hemp and CBD
  • Regulatory overview
  • Review & industry snapshot

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, you should have acquired the necessary knowledge which will enable you to:

  • Understand the fundamental traits of cannabis and recognise the various components of the plant
  • Grasp the process of cultivating cannabis and manufacturing cannabis-based products
  • Differentiate between cannabinoid-rich products and non-cannabinoid rich ones like industrial hemp, as well as between the psychotropic component THC and non-psychotropic ones like CBD
  • Discern how cannabis products are tested to comply with international standards
  • Understand how the cannabis engages with critical systems in the human body
  • Determine what the current body of scientific evidence says about the effectiveness treating medical conditions with cannabis
  • Recognise the adverse effects and other risks of cannabis use
  • Comprehend the current leading regulatory frameworks governing medical and recreational cannabis use, including pilot programmes
  • Appreciate the historical and cultural significance of cannabis, as well as the development of policy debates and regulations surrounding its use.
  • Formulate a panorama of the cannabis industry and the different sectors within it

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