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Post-COVID Cannabis User Demographics Explained for Those with a Cannabis Retail License

With a cannabis retail license, Canadians working in the industry can focus on a variety of different aspects of working in a dispensary. For a person to be successful in their work, they need to know their client base.  Within Canadian cannabis user demographics, many media publications have been reporting an increase of consumer demand for cannabis due to the spread of COVID-19. However, is this the whole picture? Read on to understand in what ways the pandemic could be influencing cannabis user demographics.  General Canadian Use Demographics  Between 2014 and 2018, the number of Canadians who regularly use cannabis.. READ MORE »

Blockchain Basics: A Guide for Those Who Want to Become a Cannabis Distributor

As a cannabis distributor, you’ll oversee managerial operations, invent marketing strategies, and organize financial plans. The cannabis industry in Canada is highly regulated, and the complexity underlying tracking, reporting, and auditing product and transactional information can make things frustrating. It’s important to have a simplistic, transparent way to organize the associated data.  Blockchain technology is making itself available to different industries across the economy as a simple way to record and track information. The chain of records is associated with high-tech, futuristic ideas like cryptocurrency, but the platform is an easy and useful way for business managers to stay on.. READ MORE »

3 Air Purification Tips to Keep Crops Healthy After Cannabis Industry Training

For professionals involved in the cannabis industry, having product that’s of a high quality is important. Those involved in the growth and maintenance of cannabis crops ensure that the harvest is respectable and of a high calibre through: utilizing the proper lighting providing nutrition monitoring the pH balance of the soil However, a lot of the time these factors, though important, are emphasized to the neglect of the air quality of the grow room.  Traditionally, cannabis crops are either grown in one of the following environments: outdoor location greenhouse warehouse with proper Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) equipment The.. READ MORE »

A Look at the History of Medical Cannabis for Cannabis Quality Assurance

Some 6,000 years ago, in the ancient empires of Rome, Egypt, and China, people began using cannabis in an effort to treat a wide variety of ailments. Fast forward to the present day, and we know much more about cannabis than we did back then. Medical cannabis has been part of many cultures all over the world for centuries. Keep reading to learn about the early uses of medical cannabis and how it has transformed over time. The Early Medicinal Use of Cannabis for Those in Cannabis Industry Careers Widespread religious use of cannabis long ago allowed people to explore.. READ MORE »

Advice for Training Retail Staff after You Complete Cannabis Industry Training

At the heart of any successful retail business is a positive and enthusiastic team. If you want to start or manage your own cannabis retail business, you will need to know how to create a strong team. That’s why staff training and development is an important part of the curriculum at AAPS.  There isn’t just one correct way to train staff. Every team is different, so managers need to be flexible and prepared to adapt to different personalities and learning styles. However, there are a few tips and tricks that can help you to motivate your team to generate the.. READ MORE »

The Life Cycle of a Plant: An Overview for Students in Cannabis Industry Courses

Students interested in working in the cannabis sector will need to understand the basics of the cannabis plant life cycle. Like any plant, cannabis begins as a small seed and matures through several different phases: germination, seedling, vegetative, and flowering. At AAPS, students will learn about the most effective ways to grow healthy cannabis plants. The course includes practical, hands-on training on: Indoor and outdoor cultivation techniques Cultivation room set up Equipment and lighting Pest and disease control Temperature and humidity Nutrient regimes And more Read on to discover more about the life cycle of the cannabis plant. Choosing Your.. READ MORE »

The Elements of a Business Plan for Cannabis Retail Businesses

There are a number of different career paths for students after graduating from a cannabis course. You could go on to work in quality assurance, product control, packaging, branding, and more. Or, if you have an entrepreneurial spirit, you could open your own cannabis retail business. As part of the program at AAPS, students will study Cannabis Business Management. This will teach them about: Operations management Marketing strategies Business plan development Financial plan development This means that graduates will leave ready with the know-how to write their own business plan. Read on to find out some of the major elements.. READ MORE »

A Day in the Life of a Cultivation Technician for Students in Cannabis Training

The process of cultivating cannabis for sale, medicinal purposes, or for processing into edibles is intricate and rewarding.Cannabis plants require particular conditions and careful monitoring so that cannabis businesses have optimal production and quality product. This is why the skills and knowledge of cultivation technicians is very valuable. If you are interested in plants and want to join the cannabis industry, becoming a cultivation technician is one option among many. There are courses on growing techniques in which you can learn all about plant life cycles, breeding and propagation, as well as harvesting, and other important topics. Keep reading to.. READ MORE »

The Importance of Inventory in Cannabis Retail Training

A quick look at the Ontario Cannabis Store’s site shows that it carries products from over 60 brands, including various strains, extracts, vaporizers, and other cannabis-related products. This display of inventory is an important component to any kind of retail shop If you are interested in opening a cannabis retail store in Ontario, you may be thinking about store design and layout, or the brands you are interested in carrying.With the right industry training, you canmake sure you are prepared to manage inventory.Why is this important? Achieving a good display and the right combination of products necessitates proper inventory management… READ MORE »

A Guide to SOP Writing for Cannabis Quality Assurance

With the right preparation and training, you can pursue a career in the cannabis industry and find success. This new, growing industry is multifaceted and requires qualified individuals in many areas, from technical writing to lab analysis to branding, to name just a few. How can you get involved? If you are interested in the cannabis industry, learning more about the area of quality assurance is one way to take on a significant role. This area is important to the development, cultivation, and distribution of cannabis products. Keep reading to learn more about the fundamentals of quality assurance, starting with.. READ MORE »

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