Senator visits cannabis campus


The St. Catharines Standard featured Peter Harder’s visit to NC’s Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus on February 23. The article highlighted the senator’s tour of the campus and preview of the new Commercial Cannabis Production program which will launch in September.

The article quotes Harder saying that Niagara College has positioned itself “at the forefront of assuring producers of quality employees who have the experience, the background, the expertise to have product assurance in the production.”

It also quotes NC associate dean, Environmental and Horitcultural Studies Al Unwin, who points out the existing demand for graduates to work in the medical marijuana industry, and how the demand is expected to grow significantly when recreational marijuana is legalized.

View the article posted on February 23 here.

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