South Carolina: Coastal Carolina University Students Start Cannabis Industry Group

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Meanwhile in South Carolina,  students at Coastal Carolina University have started a new group dedicated to helping people interested in entering the growing cannabis industry. According to the WMBF news article

Experts say right now, it’s worth more than $10 billion and believe that number will soar to over $50 billion over the next ten years. That’s why senior business major at Coastal Carolina University, Anton Ferraro, started the Cannabis Business Organization. Ferraro says the opportunities for business students in this emerging industry is endless, with a number of career options ranging from manufacturing, production, to sales.
“Just like any other business that sells a product, you’ve got the whole supply chain, so from manufacturing, production, through the sales channel to the end consumer, there’s just endless possibilities for business students,” said Ferraro.
This student-led group at CCU is the first cannabis business organization at a public university in South Carolina, following the footsteps of several other campuses. But Ferraro says bringing this idea to campus was a challenge, especially with the stigma surrounding cannabis products like CBD oil. Ferarro uses CBD oil himself every night before bed. Studies have shown CBD can be used to treat ailments like muscle pain, anxiety and even seizures.

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