Students of Australia's first medicinal cannabis course will learn everything there is to know about the plant, short of ingesting the thing.

There won't be any visits to secret cultivation facilities, but architects of the new eight-week course at Deakin University will teach best-practice in growing, extracting and manufacturing medicinal cannabis in Australia.

Dr. Henry Pinskier, chair of a new Australian business launching the program called Cann10 Australia, said there was still a "distinct lack of awareness" within Australia's health sector about the laws governing the use of medicinal cannabis (it varies widely between states), methods of manufacturing it, and how it can be prescribed.

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Timna Jacks ~ TheAge.com.au via 420Intel.com ~

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