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Want to Apply for a Cannabis Dispensary Licence? Increased Production Could Create New Opportunities

If you’ve been following Canada’s cannabis legalization, you might have heard about issues that stores have been having with shortages. In fact, you may even be considering applying for a cannabis dispensary licence but are waiting until these shortages subside before taking the leap. That hesitation is understandable, but the good news is that there is reason to believe that cannabis shortages may soon be a thing of the past. With companies ramping up production, new opportunities could become available. Increase in Production Capacity Could Help Address Supply Issues Legal cannabis is still a very new industry, so it’s not.. READ MORE »

February 19, 2019

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What Students in Regulatory Affairs Courses Should Know About the USMCA Trade Deal

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is a free trade deal recently signed between North America’s three largest countries. Once ratified, it will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and it has major implications for the pharmaceutical industry, especially in terms of intellectual property rights. In its current form, the USMCA could significantly change how pharmaceutical companies sell their products in Canada. Here’s what you need to know about the USMCA if you’re studying regulatory affairs. The USMCA Will Extend Patent Protections for Biologics to 10 Years The USMCA will extend the patent protection period for biologics—which are pharmaceutical.. READ MORE »

February 12, 2019

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Want to Become a Cannabis Retailer? Here’s What to Know About the Municipal Opt-Out System

January 22, 2019 was a big day for retail cannabis in Ontario. That was the deadline for municipalities across the province to inform the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) whether they would opt in or out of allowing cannabis retail stores in their communities. For anyone who wants to become a cannabis retailer in Ontario, it is important to understand how the municipal opt-in/opt-out system works and what it means for the future of retail cannabis in the province. Opt-In Municipalities Offer a Welcoming Environment to Become a Cannabis Retailer The good news is that an overwhelming majority.. READ MORE »

February 5, 2019

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Why Are Professionals with Clinical Research Training Investigating Sea Sponges?

Novel compounds found in sea sponges have shown promise for pharmaceutical applications. If you’re interested in clinical research training, learn more here.

January 29, 2019

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Learn More About the Cannabis Retail Management Training Course in our 16-Week Certificate Program

Ontario recently held a lottery to determine who would receive the first 25 licences to open cannabis retail stores. The results of the lottery, however, revealed a problem: many of the winners had little or no retail experience. Given that legal recreational cannabis is a very new industry, it’s not surprising that a lack of experience is a challenge. The lottery results, however, have thrown the seriousness of that problem into sharp relief. Part of the solution is providing people who want to get into the cannabis retail market high-quality training. That’s why AAPS created a new cannabis retail management.. READ MORE »

January 22, 2019

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Student Success Story!

Sharing these success stories makes us proud to know we have be able to help change lives. Dear AAPS, I would just like to say thank you to all AAPS officials for their support and mentorship that was constantly provided to me during my studying at AAPS. I enrolled for QA/RA program on 2017 June, before completing the program on March 2018 got offer from AA pharma to work as QA associate (temporary position). On Nov 2018 landed in a permanent position at Natco Pharma as Associate QA. A special thanks to Ms. Laleh Bighash for guiding me to select.. READ MORE »

January 18, 2019

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Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and the World Health Organization

Interested in pharmaceutical quality assurance? Find out how the World Health Organization plays a key role in developing global quality assurance standards.

January 15, 2019

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Student Success Story!

Sharing these success stories makes us proud to know we have be able to help change lives. Dear AAPS, Teaching students about an industry that is not fully developed yet was a task that AAPS approached with finesse. I didn’t know where to begin or what questions to ask, but during the program all my worries were dissolved. AAPS course schedule was perfect for me as I was working a full time job on the side! The best part was that teachers were very knowledgeable about the subjects that they were teaching and were more than willing to explain in.. READ MORE »

January 8, 2019

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4 Key Points to Keep in Mind if You Want to Open a Cannabis Dispensary

Do you dream of running your own cannabis dispensary? Check out these four key points that anyone who wants to open a cannabis dispensary should know about.

January 8, 2019

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Student Success Story!

Sharing these success stories makes us proud to know we have be able to help change lives. Dear AAPS, I would just like to say thank you to all the staff that helped with the Cannabis course that I attended. I am very happy that i chose AAPS as my next academic endeavor after graduating University. The course was very useful in teaching me the things that I will need to know when entering the Cannabis industry. Personally I would recommend AAPS as the place to go if you want to have a better chance in finding a job in.. READ MORE »

January 7, 2019

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