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How to Foster Team Cohesion After You Obtain a Cannabis Retail License

As a graduate of a cannabis diploma program, you will have gained an invaluable new level of insight into cannabis production, and may feel ready to take on the business world as soon as you’re approved for a cannabis retail license.  The success of your venture will be reliant on your academic knowledge and official paperwork, as well as the professionalism and efforts of the wider team behind you. As the saying goes, “a company is only as good as its people.”  So how can you ensure all your employees are on the same page as you with regards to.. READ MORE »

November 24, 2020

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Interested in Nutrition and Health Training? Here’s What You Should Know About Antioxidants

In today’s health-crazed world, consumers seem to be in constant search of the latest and greatest power-food or specialized diet for maximizing physical wellbeing. Unlike many new food trends or passing nutrition fads, antioxidants have persisted in the public’s imagination as one of the ultimate ingredients in the fight against free radicals, oxidative stress, and chronic disease. But are antioxidants actually scientifically proven to battle illness and restore cell health, as people believe? We take a closer look below. What Exactly Are Antioxidants? Antioxidants are compounds thought to slow oxidation, a chemical reaction in the body that can produce cell-damaging.. READ MORE »

November 19, 2020

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3 Facts About Cannabis Cultivation for Students in Cannabis Industry Training

After studying under cannabis courses, you’ll have the requisite skills and knowledge to work in the versatile cannabis industry in Canada. You’ll be well-prepared for enjoying a career in a cannabis production facility, a cannabis retail store, a cannabis testing laboratory, or other equally interesting environment.  The professional cannabis cultivation industry in Canada is unique. Using robust regulations, quality assurance principles, and cultivation techniques, professionals ensure that our cannabis products are of the highest standard. But we aren’t the first place in the world to have a wide-ranging cannabis cultivation culture. Cannabis plants have been cultivated across the world for.. READ MORE »

November 17, 2020

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Industry Spotlight: Isaac Maurice, Eastern Canada Sales Representative at Green Planet

As the Canadian cannabis industry continues to grow, we’re spotlighting industry experts who are making it happen. First up: Isaac Maurice, Eastern Canada Sales Representative for Green Planet. Since starting his career at a local hydroponic shop, Isaac has been building his cannabis career on good relationships and great customer service. We caught up with him to learn more about his journey from plant enthusiast to cannabis sales professional.  How did you first get interested in the cannabis industry? Since I was young, I have always been interested in plants and how things grow. My grandfather and father always had.. READ MORE »

November 13, 2020

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How to Stay Committed to Your Studies When Taking Online Pharma Courses

With the inter-connectedness of the internet, professionals can now choose to up-skill and re-skill from the comfort of their homes. It’s possible to become educated in complex, interesting pharmaceutical subjects without needing to physically attend a class. This carries many benefits, including:  Saving time on travel to and from school Attending class from a comfortable environment  Constant access to course materials  Flexibility of location  However, online courses may present difficulties in terms of self-direction. Because it is ultimately up to the student whether they study, attend online lectures, and remain focused on the subject, it may be easier for some.. READ MORE »

November 12, 2020

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Advising Customers on Storing Cannabis After Cannabis Industry Training

As a professional having received in-depth training, there are many different sectors within the cannabis industry in which you can find a career. For many who receive certification, their career brings them to a cannabis retail store. Within this setting, it’s possible that customers or clients will inquire on proper cannabis storing methods. As an industry professional, you should be aware that cannabis products need to be kept in certain conditions, both for safety and preservation. There are established ways of storing a cannabis product to ensure it is safe from children and pets, and that help it last longer.. READ MORE »

November 10, 2020

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4 Facts About the Karl Fischer Titration Method for Students in Pharmaceutical Quality Control

Karl Fischer was a German chemist who discovered that the Bunsen Reaction between iodine and sulfur dioxide could be modified to help determine water content in a non-aqueous system. In 1935, he published this new method, which came to be known as Karl Fischer titration.  To learn more, let’s take a look at a few interesting facts about this very important titration method!  1. It Has Several Applications Crossing Many Industries As a student of pharmaceutical quality assurance, you will soon learn about the Karl Fischer Titration method. This method is one of the most accurate procedures for determining the.. READ MORE »

November 5, 2020

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The Cannabinoid Extraction Process and its Importance for Cannabis Careers

As a professional with a career in the field of regulated cannabis, you will encounter products in many different forms. From flowers to tinctures to edibles, you should familiarize yourself with the many forms that cannabis products take.  Some of these products will be created using cannabinoid extracts. Extracts are oil-like substances that concentrate the cannabinoid compounds found in the cannabis plant. These are the chemical compounds that affect the body and mind when consumed.  These two cannabinoids are commonly encountered and form the base of a majority of cannabis products:  THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol  CBD, or cannabidiol  Extracts can be.. READ MORE »

November 3, 2020

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Interested in a Diploma in Nutrition? Here’s a Look at the Debate Surrounding Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting is a diet that has experienced a lot of media coverage, buzz, and popularity over the last few years. Endorsed by social media influencers, celebrities, and even twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, this restrictive diet is experiencing its moment of fame.  A study of Americans in 2018 found that of the 36% of Americans who reported following a specific diet or eating pattern, 10% of them were undergoing intermittent fasting. This was the most cited diet of any other one.  When undergoing intermittent fasting, adherents move between periods of eating and not eating. The nuances of the schedule differ.. READ MORE »

October 29, 2020

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3 Facts About Cannabis Topicals to Know About in Cannabis Retail Training

Cannabis extracts can be added as an ingredient to all kinds of oils, balms, lotions, and other topical products. These products are typically used in these formats in the hope of providing a healing effect to localized areas of the skin, joints, or muscles. Containing either both THC and CBD or only one of the two, these products are purchased by consumers for a number of different reasons.  To understand more about cannabis-based topicals, let’s examine a few key facts about them. 1. They Aren’t Designed to Produce a High Cannabis-based oils, lotions, and other skincare products are not intended.. READ MORE »

October 27, 2020

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