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History of Cannabis
  • Course ID: CANN 105
  • Subject: Cannabis Studies

Start Your Study of Cannabis with The History of Cannabis Today


The course focuses on hemp origin and the importance of the plant from a historical context. Topics will include the history of cannabis from ancient India to its place in the modern globalized 21st Century World. This study of cannabis course will include political aspects, religious rituals, biblical and historical scriptures, describing the evolution of cannabis in ancient and modern society. This study of cannabis course will lead to an understanding of the impact of historically important events relating to hemp agronomy and product/industrial applications. Students will also explore how federal law and policy relating to medical and non-medical use of cannabis has evolved in the United States, and discuss ethical issues related to cannabis. After completion of the course, students will have a comprehensive understanding of the varied roles that cannabis has played throughout the course of world history.



Note: Our History of Cannabis course is a great addition to degree programs that are already underway. Students may also take this course to complete a different degree program not affiliated with Doane University. Doane's Open Learning Courses are not a part of any degree program at Doane University. If you are interested in starting a degree program at Doane, please visit our website at www.doane.edu.

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Courses are completely online: lectures, discussion boards, and even group projects.

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