You, Cannabis, and the Law:  Understand Cannabis Legislation and Regulation – Fully Online

The Cannabis Law and Policy Certificate program prepares learners to participate in the ever-changing legal landscape surrounding the cannabis industry. It has become increasingly difficult to approach cannabis from a regulatory standpoint as the federal government and individual states have implemented differing laws regarding its sale and usage. This program will tackle these issues by breaking down complicated legal terminology, highlighting important court cases, and explaining key regulations regarding business development within the cannabis industry.

In addition to providing a comprehensive overview of cannabis regulation, this course will also highlight the historical events that led to the formation of these laws. Students will explore legislation regarding the cannabis industry, common regulatory dilemmas, and the process of securing state and local licenses. As this course progresses, it will also introduce nuanced topics regarding professional responsibility, which includes contracting vendors, insurance, employment issues, corporate formation, and much more. Students will also explore environmental issues and will gain a greater understanding of the steps that business owners can take to reduce their impact on local habitats. Finally, this course will conclude by emphasizing how creators can protect their intellectual property within a constantly-evolving industry.

These extensive modules are designed to provide valuable information and insights that will educate learners of all levels on the complex world of cannabis regulation. This certificate also includes real world studies, assessments, and expert interviews that will ensure the learner’s mastery of the program material.

This program is created in partnership with Green Flower Media Inc., the leader in cannabis education and training.

What You Will Learn

Who Should Attend

This certificate program provides continuing education for cannabis business professionals seeking to enhance their understanding of cannabis’ legislation and regulation.

Careers Outlook

Employment opportunities in the business and finance field are expected to grow by over 750,000 new jobs by 2030 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). With so many new and emerging opportunities, employers are going to have to compete heavily to attract and retain the most talented and educated business professionals.

This makes furthering your education and diversifying your business skillset all the more important. With expertise in a wide variety of business concepts, you will not only be well suited for many job roles, you will also be in demand by the employer of your choosing.

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Why USD?

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