Miami Dade College officials are working on new classes and a certificate program that'll prepare students for jobs in the medical marijuana industry. But, administrators stress, they won't be teaching kids how to grow weed.

Instead, they're developing courses on the biology and chemistry of marijuana, as well as the plant's historical usage and evolving regulation.

"The growing [aspect] is already out there," says Michaela Tomova, dean of faculty at the college's North Campus, which is developing the program. "What's missing is the scientific approach to educate the workforce."

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Brittany Shammas ~ MiamiNewTimes.com

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