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Exploring the Impact of Cannabis Grow Lights for Students in Cannabis Training

Plants, including cannabis, are easily affected by environmental factors. These factors directly impact growth and the quality of cannabis products, making it important for cultivators to ensure that each plant receives the attention and care it requires. As you might expect, having the right light set-up is a key part of this process.  Grow lights make it possible for cultivators to grow their cannabis indoors, which can be particularly useful when there’s a lack of outdoor space. As a photoperiodic plant, cannabis needs to be exposed to both light and darkness for a set amount of time (depending on the.. READ MORE »

Is Nano CBD the Future? A Closer Look For Students Considering Cannabis Training

In recent years, CBD and its modern uses have been at the forefront of discussions in the cannabis industry. CBD is derived from the hemp plant and has been attributed with numerous medical benefits. As a result, the cannabis industry has faced rapid expansion, with consumers embracing new methods of consumption.  Nanotechnology brings the latest developments to the field as the next best method for efficiently taking and handling CBD products. The process works by compacting CBD into smaller, concentrated particles, packaged into a capsule. The accessibility, potency, and efficiency of nano CBD is quickly shaping the future of the.. READ MORE »

3 Technology Trends to Consider for Your Cannabis Retail Business

Businesses in Canada’s cannabis retail industry are looking for ways to streamline the sale and distribution of their products to meet growing consumer demand. Efficiency and professionalism are top priorities. To stay competitive, cannabis retail businesses are turning to technological solutions to boost their productivity and enhance the customer experience. By employing new technologies, businesses can cut costs, create a more cohesive distribution channel, and boost their sales.  Students with cannabis training will be able to apply their knowledge to devise new retail strategies and solutions in accordance with regulatory requirements. Let’s take a closer look at how technology is.. READ MORE »

A Basic Guide to Good Production Practices for Cannabis Quality Assurance

Cannabis production is a methodical science, with the industry subject to strict regulations and quality assurance principles. Those interested in starting a cannabis business in Canada must first obtain a federal cannabis license. As part of the application criteria, license holders must demonstrate their understanding of Good Production Practices (GPP) and provide evidence that their facility complies with those practices.  GPP requirements apply to cannabis that is produced, packaged, distributed, and sold in Canada. License holders must prove that their activities meet the quality standards and that they have developed a system with written guidelines, sanitation procedures, proper equipment, and.. READ MORE »

Tissue Culture Explained For Students in Cannabis Training

The cannabis industry is still in its nascent stages, with the wave of legalization in Canada opening the doors to new research potential. As the industry expands, cannabis cultivators are looking for ways to develop high yields and consistent quality in the most efficient way possible. Cloning has long been a chosen method of production in the industry. The process involves using a cutting of a mother plant to grow a genetically identical plant.  Nowadays, however, a new and improved method of cloning is coming to light. Tissue culture, or micropropagation, offers professionals a number of advantages when it comes.. READ MORE »

What Cloning Cannabis is All About for Those Taking Cannabis Industry Courses

Today, cannabis growers are able to replicate their plants and cultivate them in likeness of the original. Cannabis cloning is the process by which a cannabis plant is reproduced with similar characteristics. The method involves taking a cutting from the original plant and cultivating it in an environment where it can grow into a new plant.  With the cannabis industry in Canada facing exponential growth, cultivation and retail professionals are looking for methods to improve the efficiency of production. Those in the cannabis business must prioritize practices that will yield a plant with the desired potency and genetics in the.. READ MORE »

Will Culinary Cannabis Be the Future of Edibles? A Closer Look for Those With Cannabis Industry Training

The Cannabis industry in Canada has seen rapid expansion over recent years, with federal legalization coming into effect. What was once an underground business, is now becoming a popular and regulated market.  With cannabis-infused foods, drinks, and oils, the cannabis industry continues to cross into new sectors. At the same time, the field of culinary arts is seeking new and creative means of expression. Cannabis now offers an alternative—and legal—avenue for culinary experts to explore in the form of edibles.  For professionals working in the cannabis industry, here’s a closer look at the expansion of these products, their growing appeal,.. READ MORE »

Working in the Cannabis Industry in Canada: 4 Things to Have On Your Resume

The cannabis industry in Canada is a burgeoning field, and the potential for growth in this sector is endless. In the coming years, many predict unprecedented expansion in the cannabis industry both in Canada and across the world, and the demand for trained professionals in the field is expected to increase accordingly. Graduates of a cannabis program may find opportunities for employment in production facilities, testing laboratories, edible processing facilities, and cannabis retail stores. To understand how best to navigate the job market in the cannabis industry, here are four skills and qualifications to include on your resume.  1. A.. READ MORE »

5 Cannabis Retail Compliance Risks That Students Should Know About

Canada’s cannabis industry is quickly evolving, as are the laws and regulations surrounding it. While the acceptance of cannabis as a legal substance is growing, the legalization of cannabis is still a relatively recent development. Despite its legalization, there is still a significant stigma attached to the cannabis industry itself. The skepticism surrounding cannabis makes it critical for producers and retailers to make a significant effort to avoid scrutiny. For those operating cannabis dispensaries, the success of their business hinges on careful compliance with industry regulations and laws. Failure to comply can result in a fine or loss of license,.. READ MORE »

Omni-channel Retailing Explained for Students Interested in the Cannabis Retail Business

As the cannabis industry is still very young, the retail business side of things is constantly evolving. Similarly, customer behaviours and patterns change over time—particularly with the advent of new technology and updated regulations. There is a growing trend that aims to bridge traditional and digital retailing together, leveraging these channels to create the ultimate customer experience. This is where omni-channel retailing comes in, with its aim to upgrade business operations while providing customers with an enhanced service to keep them coming back. Although applying omni-channel strategies can be difficult under regional and federal regulations, cannabis retailers can still learn.. READ MORE »

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