Higher education in cannabis will be coming to a CSU campus next fall.

The approval comes from the Colorado Department of Higher Education and is the state's first cannabis-related degree program.

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The Bachelor of Science degree in cannabis chemistry and science will be offered for the first time come fall semester of 2020 at the Colorado State University-Pueblo campus.

The degree is one of the first of its kind, although not the first. CSU is following in the footsteps of Northern Michigan University's Bachelor in medicinal plant chemistry program according to KDVR.

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Source: KDVR