New Mexico university to offer industrial hemp certificate
November 29, 2020
LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Regents at New Mexico Highlands University have approved a new program that will offer students a certificate in industrial hemp entrepreneurship.
Approval came earlier this month, but school officials say the program must still go through any required state and accreditor reviews. The Higher Learning Commission must also sign off.
Industrial hemp production was legalized in New Mexico in 2019, and federal officials just recently approved the state Department of Agriculture's hemp production regulatory plan. That allows the state to continue regulatory oversight o...