Cannabis Health and Safety


This course introduces the fundamentals of biosecurity, various pests that pose a threat to cannabis production, and products throughout the entire vertical supply chain. The various insects, microbes, birds and rodents that pose a threat to the production of quality cannabis are discussed. Students learn about leading integrated pest management theory, workplace sanitation, reporting, and accountability. Students are introduced to safe-handling procedures and the basics of OSHA.


Spring 2024: Online

January 22, 2024 - March 11, 2024

This self-paced course last seven weeks, and content is delivered online via Canvas, a Learning Management Platform. There are no scheduled meeting times, and students have flexibility in completing work within each weekly unit.


Spring 2024: In-Person

January 22, 2024 - May 14, 2024
Mondays, 6:30 PM - 9:15 PM

This in-person course meets weekly for 16 weeks at our journal square campus.


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For more information, please contact:
Chastity Farrell
Director, Continuing Education & Workforce Development


Contact Information

Office of Continuing Education
161 Newkirk Street, Room E504
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 360-4224