“These folks are trailblazers,” Natalie D. Eddington, dean and professor of the pharmacy school, said ahead of a planned graduation ceremony Friday evening.

“They are the first in the nation to finish a medical cannabis master’s program,” she said. “They are going to have a significant impact on how medical cannabis is used. They are going to contribute to research, and I think, new laws that support the use of medical cannabis for patients with various health challenges.”

As Maryland’s medical cannabis industry was being debated and then launched in 2018, Eddington believed it was in line with the school’s mission to provide training to support research and policymaking, as well as guidance for patients.

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