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An Intro to Grow Room Sanitation for Pros in Cannabis Careers

Sanitized cannabis grow rooms are an integral aspect of any successful cannabis operation. With clean grow rooms, the quality and quantity of cannabis yield can be maximized, and growers can experience the reward of making the most of their crop. What’s more, safety hazards, diseases and invasive pests can all be prevented.  As the industry expands and cannabis becomes more widely legalized, it’s becoming increasingly important for cultivators to define and adhere to good sanitation practices, while ensuring that their operation aligns with provincial and federal regulations. Within a grow room, a healthy environment for cultivation can be created by.. READ MORE »

The Cannabis 360 Conference is Approaching! Why Those in Cannabis Careers Should Check it Out

The Cannabis 360 Conference is back for the second annual industry conference on September 29, 2022! The virtual conference is your chance to gain key insights on the biggest trends in the emerging markets of cannabis and psychedelics, both in Canada and abroad. With discussions on the key aspects of the cannabis industry, you’ll receive technical knowledge straight from industry leaders and regulatory specialists.  If you’re currently working in the cannabis industry or looking to start your career in the field, the Cannabis 360 Conference is a chance to learn more about the possibilities today. The aim is to deliver.. READ MORE »

Cannabis Careers Are in Demand! A Look at Growth in Canada’s Cannabis Industry

No longer a brand new market, the Cannabis industry in Canada is beginning to mature with each year and the need for cannabis in many forms continues to rise. While this growth can be contributed to increased demand, the need for excellence is equally as important. As new players enter the market, and as technology continues to advance, quality and creativity are skyrocketing in the Cannabis world. From teas and other drinks to gummies and pre-rolls, the strict regulations and compliance standards of the industry demand the highest quality products. The growth seen in the Canadian market has seen a.. READ MORE »

5 Important Cultivation Practices for Professionals in Cannabis Careers

The process of safely cultivating cannabis for production and retail can be challenging, but also rewarding when done correctly. Although the process requires more resources than outdoor growth, cultivating cannabis indoors has many benefits, including the potential to yield a higher quality product, greater control of the harvesting process, and greater adaptability to seasonal changes. Taking Canada’s long winters into account, growing cannabis indoors often leads to better outcomes than attempts to cultivate outside. If you’re interested in pursuing a career in the cannabis industry, understanding the key practices involved in indoor cannabis cultivation will help you to implement a.. READ MORE »

Cannabis Social Equity Programs in the New York Tri-State Area

As Adult-Use cannabis continues its state legalization and adoption across the Northeast, it’s extremely hard to not recognize the apparent inequalities that trouble the history of cannabis arrests and the racially charged past of cannabis legality, per the ACLU Black individuals are four times as likely to be incarcerated for marijuana-related charges with arrest rates being significantly higher for black individuals over white individuals in all U.S. states.  The inequalities within cannabis continue after the legalization of cannabis within a state, Leafly’s Job Report published in 2021 reported less than 2% of cannabis businesses have black ownership in today’s licensed.. READ MORE »

5 Unique Careers to Consider After Cannabis Retailer Training

Within the cannabis industry today, there’s no shortage of career paths that you can take. As this sector continues to experience growth in Canada and North America, the demand for qualified professionals is only increasing. What’s more, advancements in technology have only made the field more exciting to keep up with, with new products and procedures shaping the industry. Whether you’re more interested in the science behind cannabis production or are ready to use your social skills to educate and negotiate in a cannabis retail business, you’ll be sure to find a position that you love. Once you complete a.. READ MORE »

3 Things to Know About Analytical Testing Techniques for Those Pursuing Cannabis Careers

As the sale of medical and recreational cannabis has expanded in recent years, it has become more important to ensure that all products are tested for safety and efficacy before being released into the market.  Cannabis production involves an analytical testing stage to verify the safety, potency and quality of the products. Different analytical testing techniques have been developed to test for a whole host of contaminants and find new ways of protecting consumer health. Students in the cannabis program at AAPS will receive training to prepare them for careers as laboratory analysts and more. With an understanding of the.. READ MORE »

How to Build an Impressive Resume During Your Cannabis Online Training

If you’re preparing to launch a professional career in the cannabis industry, there’s no tool more important than a strong resume. Your resume will show potential employers how qualified you are for the position at hand, summarizing your skills, strength, background and experience into a clear and concise page or two. However, when it comes to building an impressive resume, it can be difficult to know where to start.  After completing your training at AAPS, you’ll be equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to enter careers in cannabis retail, production, testing and medical clinics. Whatever path you choose, compiling.. READ MORE »

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 »