June 19, 2024

Your old weed dealer may be giving lectures at a professor’s podium sometime soon.

Colleges across the region are turning to the pot business as a growth opportunity.

“As a growing industry in Massachusetts, obviously, after legalization, the demand for jobs and highly qualified people skyrocketed — that’s what we were hearing from folks in the community businesses,” said Northern Essex Community College spokesperson Melissa Bouse. “So we worked on developing a cannabis program.”

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