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UC Berkeley Announces Free Online Course for Psychedelic Research

Last month, the university’s Center for the Science of Psychedelics launched a free, online course titled “Psychedelics and the Mind.” The launch of the course marks another expansion of the Center, which itself launched three years ago. According to The Daily Californian, the course “will be taught by David Presti, neurobiology professor and one of […]

University of Nevada, Reno Announces Cannabis Scholarship

Two companies in the cannabis space, Green Flower and Curaleaf, announced in an August 8 press release that they are partnering with the University of Nevada, Reno to offer a full scholarship to the university’s online cannabis education program. 2News in Reno reports that the scholarship will be available to local students for one of […]

Mastercard Announces Ban On Debit Card Transactions For Weed Purchases

Payment processing powerhouse Mastercard this week revealed the company is taking steps to prevent PIN-based debit card transactions for marijuana purchases, dealing a blow to a regulated cannabis industry already struggling with limited payment options for consumers. On Wednesday, Bloomberg reported that Mastercard, the world’s second-largest payment solutions provider, had informed financial institutions and other […]

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