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Archive for March 2022

A Brief Guide to Edible Processing Techniques for Students in Cannabis Industry Courses

With the legalization of cannabis and cannabis edibles, the consumption of cannabis in the form of edibles has risen in popularity as an alternative to cannabis smoking. Today, cannabis edibles sold in dispensaries include a variety of food products that have been infused with cannabis extract. These products include beverages, candies, gummies, baked goods and more, all of which are processed for legal consumption.  If you’re pursuing a career in the cannabis industry, understanding the regulations, processing techniques and risks associated with the production and supplying of edibles will be important. While often marketed as an alternative to smoking cannabis.. READ MORE »

Quality Control in Cannabis Production: A Guide For Those Seeking Cannabis Careers

Much like other medicinal or recreational drugs on the market, cannabis needs to be tested for safety and quality standards before being sold to consumers. This is what is referred to as quality control. Cannabis production facilities need to verify that the end product is labelled with the correct potency and provides the intended effect to consumers before being distributed to retailers.  With consumer demand on the rise across Canada, the need for efficient and accurate quality control measures is more important than ever. Students in the cannabis program at AAPS will develop the knowledge to implement quality control practices.. READ MORE »

4 Inventory Management Tips for Those Considering Cannabis Retailer Training

When it comes to operating a dispensary business of your own, cannabis inventory management should be at the top of your list in terms of priority. Inventory refers to all of the cannabis products, merchandise and accessories sold in your dispensary, and for cannabis businesses, managing these items can come with additional challenges. Cannabis retailers must comply with a variety of stringent regulations while ensuring that their products are organized and stored securely in order to promote safe consumption. With the proper inventory management system and protocols in place, your dispensary can prevent compliance infractions, while enhancing stability, reducing costs,.. READ MORE »

Decentralized Vs. Digital Trials: A Look at the Difference for Students in Clinical Research Training

If you’re pursuing a career in clinical research, you’re probably already aware of the essential nature of clinical research trials in the safe development of new treatments. However, the established clinical research trial process has long been hindered by drawn out timelines, outdated methods and strain related to extensive resources.  Recently, both decentralized and digital clinical trials have gained prominence as new methods of doing what clinical trials have always done: gathering data from participants using a treatment or drug within a controlled setting and time frame. Both have the power to change the way that clinical trials are conducted,.. READ MORE »

Becoming an Effective Scientific Communicator During a Regulatory Affairs Program

The field of regulatory affairs is full of technicalities surrounding the development of pharmaceutical products. Regulatory professionals are responsible for liaising with pharmaceutical companies, manufacturers and global regulatory authorities to navigate the process of approving new products for the market.  While engaging with others in the global healthcare field, regulatory affairs professionals also work on developing important documentation that details pharmaceutical guidelines and reports. Both verbal and written communication are essential skills for anyone looking to lead scientific conversations that determine the approval of new products on the healthcare market. If you’re training in the field of regulatory affairs, discover.. READ MORE »