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Northern New Mexico College Prepares Students for Cannabis Industry

Mateo Frazier

Although the New Mexico Legislature failed to legalize marijuana in the session that just ended, this burning issue has the governor’s eye, and she may call a special session to finish it up.

Meanwhile, Northern New Mexico College in Espanola has begun a pilot program, an eight-week intensive course that aims to prepare workers for jobs in the New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program. Deborah Begel, who has followed the long road to legalization for decades, reports.