Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has entered the cannabis industry, making history as the first historically black college or university to join the legal marijuana business.

In partnership with Ilera Holistic Healthcare, a medical marijuana company in Pennsylvania, the university launched its hemp product line, ALAFIA, last week.

The name means “inner peace” in the Yoruba language, according to the team behind the product. 

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Julian Shen-Berro ~ NBCNews.com ~