Community colleges are weighing cannabis programs. One big problem: federal law.

July 17, 2019 | DailyHerald.com

Some community colleges and four-year universities in Illinois are exploring the possibility of launching educational programs to train people in the business of growing and marketing marijuana in light of a new state law legalizing adult-use recreational marijuana.

There is one significant hitch in that idea: Such programs could run afoul of a federal law that still requires higher education institutions to maintain drug-free policies.

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