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What an Extraction Technician Does, Explained for Students in Cannabis Industry Training

In the field of cannabis production, the extraction technician plays a crucial role in the development of many products, having the specialist training needed for removing the cannabinoid-rich trichomes from the flowers of the cannabis plant. Beyond the training required for removing the most potent chemical compounds of the plant, the technician is also an expert in refining the extracts to improve the purity of the formulated products they will eventually be sold as. Due to the scientific nature of the work, and the specialist knowledge required for avoiding the inherent dangers of handling the tools of the trade, extractors.. READ MORE »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

What Those in Cannabis Retail Compliance Should Know About Canada’s Import Laws

Since cannabis was first legalized in Canada in 2018, the nation has rapidly progressed within the industry. The country has become renowned and admired internationally for having one of the largest and most well-developed cannabis markets in the world. Yet the rules and regulations surrounding the importation and exportation of cannabis products are often confusing to both individual consumers and commercial retailers. The Cannabis Act was established by the Canadian government in 2018, for the purpose of controlling the country’s distribution, production, and sales of cannabis from a regulatory and legal standpoint. To understand more about these regulations overseen by.. READ MORE »

Invested in Cannabis Quality Assurance? Here’s What You Should Know About Cloning

Today’s increasingly competitive cannabis marketplace demands product consistency and quality, making cloning a preferred choice of growers for its ability to reproduce identical high-quality plant strains. With a single female plant able to reproduce as many as 50 clones per week, it’s not much of a surprise this asexual growing process has become the dominant method of cultivation in the industry. Cultivating from clones is not without its critics, however, as some say the practice can cause a strain to lose its potency over time. To understand more about the cloning process and learn the best methods for getting it.. READ MORE »

How to Stop Root Rot If You’re Interested in Cannabis Quality Assurance

Tending to your plants throughout their growth to get the best out of each harvest. Well-tended plants are more likely to produce larger yields and the higher-quality product in demand from today’s competitive marketplace. Growers must be vigilant throughout the cannabis plant’s life cycle in order to prevent all kinds of problems that can threaten the health of the crop, including pest invasion and diseases. Root rot is one of those diseases, and can result from pathogen infection. To understand more about this condition and how to handle it if your plants are affected, let’s take a closer look.   What.. READ MORE »

What Those With Cannabis Training Should Know About the Cannabis Flowering Stage

The flowering stage of cannabis production is critical for getting the best out of your harvest. Following the germination and vegetative stages of its lifecycle, the flowering stage is the point when the plant begins to produce flowers, also referred to as the buds. For indoor growers this happens when you switch your lights to a 12/12 light cycle, providing 12 hours of light and 12 hours of darkness to the plant. During this stage, which lasts anywhere from 7-9 weeks for most strains, the cannabis plant becomes very sensitive to problems, which can affect quality and yields if left.. READ MORE »

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