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LSSU to offer 'Cannabis Chemistry' degree

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Lake Superior State University is offering what they call the nation’s first 'Cannabis Chemistry' degrees.

For example students can take classes on the preparation and hydration of cannabis, also known as marijuana, as part of their degree. University President Rodney Hanley says the curriculum is no joke.

“This is not a slouchy education that you get here, and it’s certainly not some stereotyped thing around cannabis or something like that," Hanley says. "This is very much a high-quality, analytical chemistry program.”

Hanley says they’ve already received applications from across the US and Canada.

The program will start next fall. LSSU plans to start a similar program in their business college.