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Introduction to Cannabis


Heather Steppe

What You Will Learn

Cannabis usage has grown rapidly over the last several years, and can have a profound impact on your health and wellness. This introductory course will provide a sound understanding of the fundamentals of cannabis including the history & prohibition, the difference between hemp and marijuana, and an understanding of the Endocannabinoid System and how cannabis works within your system. This course will also cover the various components of the cannabis plant, how they work together and how to choose the proper strain when using cannabis as medicine.



Introduction to Cannabis


Dates: Apr 26-28

Times: 6:00PM-8:30PM

Location: Main Campus Campus Map

Other Details

Course Code: HW-005-1

Category: Personal Health and Wellness

Contact Hours: 5.0

Format: Classroom

After registering for this course, you can come back to the catalog to register for more courses.

Need help registering? Please contact us at or call 913-469-2323.

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  1. Identify how cannabis works within the body and its role in health and wellness
  2. Understand the history of cannabis prohibition and its current legal status
  3. Identify the structure and chemical compounds found within the cannabis plant.