By Caroline Cummings, CBS News on October 11, 2023
Inside a co-working space in Minneapolis Monday night, two dozen people took attentive notes and followed a presentation as an instructor taught the basics: How many cannabis plants they’re allowed to grow and what they will need to do it.
The class was a home-growing “boot camp” educating people on the new law legalizing marijuana this summer. And demand for other courses like it is increasing because Minnesotans eager to tap into the newly legal industry want to learn more, said Tanner Berris, president of the Minnesota Cannabis College.
“We’ve been having people calling us pretty much every hour of the day asking, ‘hey, I want to become part of this industry. I want to start a business. I’m looking for a job, or I just sort of want to learn more about growing at home.’ So it’s really been sort of us trained to be able to meet that demand,” Berris said.
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