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The University of Vermont's College of Medicine is offering a course on medical marijuana for the spring semester. Officially named "Medical Cannabis, Pharm-372," the course will cover the history of cannabis use, the current legal landscape, how the body responds to the drug and potential medical applications.

Offered by the Department of Pharmacology, Pharm-272 will be offered to a range of undergraduates, graduate students and continuing education students.

Karen Lounsbury is a professor of pharmacology at UVM and one of the course's two professors.

She told Vermont Edition that that the medical cannabis course may be the first of its kind.

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Sam Gale Rosen and  Jane Lindholm ~ Vermont Public Radio ~

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