Faculty members beginning cannabis studies at CSU-Pueblo | The …

Research at Colorado State University-Pueblo’s newly formed Institute of Cannabis Research is in full swing, school officials said Wednesday.

In a letter sent out to constituent groups this week, CSU-Pueblo President Lesley Di Mare said there are 16 faculty members leading research efforts on 12 cannabis-related studies.

Di Mare said that multiple academic disciplines are involved that include psychology, education, engineering, business, biology and chemistry.

The institute and Pueblo County finalized Monday the scope of cannabis impact studies to be conducted by CSU-Pueblo in 2017.

The scope of research areas will include social and economic impact.

Pueblo County contributed $220,000 for cannabis studies and $50,000 that will go toward the impact studies.

Jennifer Mullen, interim managing director of the

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