Feb 09, 2020 12:53 PM

Colorado university to offer cannabis-related degree

Posted Feb 09, 2020 12:53 PM

PUEBLO, Colo.-University officials in Colorado have received state approval to offer a cannabis-related degree program.

The Denver Post reported that Colorado State University is expected to launch the program this fall at its Pueblo campus.

Officials say the Cannabis, Biology and Chemistry program would focus on the science necessary to work in the cannabis field and emphasize natural products and analytical chemistry.

University officials say students would be placed in a lab setting to learn about the genetics of cannabis and the chemical compounds. Officials say the lab is licensed to grow industrial hemp and students might work with CBD.

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Feb 09, 2020 12:53 PM
Mom, 6 kids die in Mississippi house fire; dad injured

CLINTON, Miss. (AP)-Authorities have released the identities of a mother and six children who died in a house fire in a suburb of Jackson, Mississippi.

Thirty-three-year-old Brittany Presley and her six children died in a fire reported around 12:30 a.m. Saturday in the city of Clinton. The dead children ranged in age from 1 to 15.

A city spokesman says the father tried to rescue the family and was later hospitalized with burns, smoke inhalation, cuts and bruises. The state Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of the fire.

The Canton Public School District says that Brittany Presley was an elementary school teacher.