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Learn from the most impressive and knowledgeable cannabis faculty in the world when you enroll at Cannabis Training University. Our faculty includes distinguished cannabis growers who have won numerous awards worldwide. Cannabis Training University faculty and staff are leading experts in the cannabis industry. CTU is proud to be affiliated with such a talented group.

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Jeff Zorn

Managing Faculty
CEO/Founder of CTU

Jeff Zorn founded CTU in 2009. He is responsible for making CTU the number one online cannabis college in the world.

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Ed Rosenthal

Managing Faculty
World Renowned
Marijuana Consultant

Ed Rosenthal, the “Guru of Ganja”, has over 40 years of cannabis experience. He is recognized around the world as an authority on cannabis.

Karen Getchell

Karen Getchell

CTU Director of Content Development
Cannabis Cooking, Extraction, Business, CBD, and Training Expert

Karen Getchell has 20 years of experience as a cannabis educator. She opened her CBD company in 2014, creating a line of infused products based on her own recipes.

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Pierre-Yves Desprez, PhD

Marijuana Research Expert
Lead Scientist, California Pacific Medical Center

Pierre-Yves Desprez completed his Ph.D. at the University of Lyon in France and works with Dr. Sean McAllister on the study of endocannabinoids and cancer.

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John-Simmonds

John J. Simmonds

Marijuana Cultivation Expert
Master Cannabis Grower

Many plants have piqued John’s interest, but none more than cannabis. “She is an amazing medicine, gifted to men to unlock all her secrets.”

Dustin-Fox

Dustin Fox

Marijuana Cultivation Expert
Probiotic Horticulturist & Soil Consultant

Dustin, a Probiotic Horticulturist & Soil Consultant, is revolutionizing the cannabis cultivation industry. He is featured in magazines and has won several cannabis photo competitions.

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Bob Barnhouse

Marijuana Cultivation Expert
Master Cannabis Grower

Bob Barnhouse has been an expert cannabis grower for over 20 years.

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Joe-Cohen

Dr. Joe Cohen

Cannabis Medicine Expert
Medical Marijuana Physician

Dr. Cohen is considered an expert in cannabis medicine. He has treated thousands of patients with cannabis and CBD at his Colorado practice.

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Sean D. McAllister, PhD

Marijuana Research Expert
California Pacific Medical Center

Dr. Sean McAllister earned his bachelor’s degree in Biology and his doctoral degree in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the Medical College of Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Pierre-Yves Desprez, PhD

Marijuana Research Expert
Lead Scientist, California Pacific Medical Center

Pierre-Yves Desprez completed his Ph.D. at the University of Lyon in France and works with Dr. Sean McAllister on the study of endocannabinoids and cancer.

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Dr. Arif Khan

Cannabis Medicine Expert
Medical Marijuana Physician

Many plants have piqued John’s interest, but none more than cannabis. “She is an amazing medicine, gifted to men to unlock all her secrets.”

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Jeff Zorn

Managing Faculty
CEO/Founder of CTU

Jeff Zorn founded CTU in 2009. He is responsible for making CTU the number one online cannabis college in the world.

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Shawn Honaker

Marijuana Business Expert
Founder of Yeti Farms

Shawn Honaker is the founder of Yeti Farms, a vertically integrated Colorado company that creates marijuana extracts from their own naturally grown cannabis.

Jenifer-Marks

Jenifer Marks, Esq.

Marijuana Law, Business & Cultivation Expert
Marijuana Law & Business Consultant

Jenifer Marks, JD, has over 10 years of cannabis law experience. She owns a cannabis cultivation/extraction facility, and consults for cannabis retail businesses across the US.

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Jenifer-Marks

Jenifer Marks, Esq.

Marijuana Law, Business & Cultivation Expert
Marijuana Law & Business Consultant

Jenifer Marks, JD, has over 10 years of cannabis law experience. She owns a cannabis cultivation/extraction facility, and consults for cannabis retail businesses across the US.

James-J.-Clark

James J. Clark, Esq.

Marijuana Law Expert
Medical Marijuana Defense Attorney

For more than a decade, James Clark has been dedicated to fighting on behalf of the victims of America’s “war on drugs.”

Theresa-Ferriolo

Theresa Ferriolo, Esq.

Marijuana Law Expert
Cannabis Attorney

Theresa is a Colorado licensed attorney with experience in both state and federal cannabis compliance rules and regulations.

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Dr.-John-Thompson

John Thompson, PhD

Cannabis Extraction & Processing Expert
Business Owner, Chemist, Separation Scientist, Extraction Expert

Dr. Jon Thompson has a PhD in Analytical Chemistry. He is a separation scientist, cannabis & hemp extraction expert, and business owner.

Eric-Vlosky

Eric Vlosky

Cannabis Processing Expert
Marketing Director, PurePressure

Eric Vlosky is the Director of Marketing for PurePressure, the world's #1 solventless processing equipment manufacturer. Eric is a cannabis industry marketer and account manager.

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Daniel J Lund

Cannabis Processing Expert
General Manager, Yeti Farms

Daniel “DJ” Lund is the General Manager and Head Extractor at Yeti Farms in Pueblo, Colorado.

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Julie-Dooley

Julie Dooley

Marijuana Business Expert
Director of Product Development, Incredible Edibles

Formerly the owner of Julie’s Natural Edibles, Julie Dooley is now the Director Of Product Development at Incredible Edibles, an infused edibles company.

Karen Getchell

Karen Getchell

CTU Director of Content Development
Cannabis Cooking, Extraction, Business, CBD, and Training Expert

Karen Getchell has 20 years of experience as a cannabis educator. She opened her CBD company in 2014, creating a line of infused products based on her own recipes.

Chef-Eva

Chef Eva

Cannabis Cooking Expert
Executive Chef

Eva is a licensed executive chef in San Francisco. She has been making cannabis edibles for more than 20 years and is renowned for her delicious cannabis treats.

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Darek-Wajada

Darek Wajada

Hemp Retail Expert
Owner of The Green Room

Darek is the owner and founder of The Green Room, a hemp-based retail store with three locations on the East Coast.

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Jeff Zorn

Managing Faculty
CEO/Founder of CTU

Jeff Zorn founded CTU in 2009. He is responsible for making CTU the number one online cannabis college in the world.

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Zachary Crane

Cannabis Retail Expert
Dispensary Assistant Manager

Zachary Crane served as an Assistant Manager at MMJ America, a marijuana dispensary in Denver, Colorado.

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Researchers, Writers, and Videographers

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Fred Hernandez

CTU Content Developer
Cannabis Blogger and Writer

Fred Hernandez is a California-based copywriter in the cannabis industry and has been featured in Merry Jane, Leafbuyer, and Cannabis Training University.

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Austin Logan

CTU Content Developer
Cannabis Videographer

Austin Logan is a Denver-based videographer and editor. He’s been working in the cannabis industry for 5 years and loves (almost) every minute of it.

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Adam McClatchie

CTU Content Developer
Cannabis Videographer

Adam is the owner of Mile High Media House. He specializes in bringing visions to life and telling stories through media.

Interested in joining our staff at Cannabis Training University?

We are always looking for the best of the best in the cannabis and hemp industry to contribute to elevating cannabis education. Send us an email with your information and what you can bring to Cannabis Training University!