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St. FX pot partnership to give students on-the-job training

A deal between a Nova Scotia university and a newly licensed medical marijuana company aims to give students on-the-job training in a budding industry.

St. Francis Xavier University has signed a three-year agreement with THC Dispensaries Canada Inc. near Antigonish, N.S., that includes co-op placements for students that could start as early as this spring.

“It will be very exciting for them, and it will also be very exciting for us to meet some of these students, and hopefully hold on to them after they graduate,” said the company’s president, Frank MacMaster.

 

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News Date: January 22, 2018