One of the most popular trends to hit the cannabis market recently has been microdosing. Instead of consuming large amounts of cannabis in order to get high, more people are taking small amounts of the plant. The microdosing trend has become so popular that if you’re considering a career in cannabis, it’s important you understand why people are turning to microdosing. Below we’ll look at some of those reasons and at how microdosing could affect your cannabis business. 1. Microdosing Focuses on the Non-Psychoactive Effects of Cannabis Microdosing, as its name implies, is the practice of consuming cannabis in small.. READ MORE »
July 25, 2019
If you’re pursuing a nutrition certificate or even just have an interest in doing so, you’ve likely heard of Intermittent Fasting (IF), which has become something of a fitness trend. Though fasting has been part of human behaviour most of our history, the research and integration of it into the wellness industry has increased recently. Research is still ongoing, but the popularity of fasting makes it a prominent topic of debate and research in the field of nutrition. Average people do a version of intermittent fasting each day, while they are asleep. During this time, cell repair occurs and other.. READ MORE »
July 23, 2019
Cannabis plants have beautiful features, with dramatic fan leaves and tiny crystals covering their buds. For anyone working with these plants, anatomy is a part of understanding quality, function, and how to determine the sex of the plant. Potent cannabis plants for consumption come from female plants. Male plants, which pollinate the females, are not consumed as cannabis products, but serve the purpose of breeding new strains. Hermaphrodite plants can emerge due to environmental stress, producing both male and female flowers. These plants need to be removed from the grow. Factors on stress include: Timing of pruning Lighting Irrigation Read.. READ MORE »
July 18, 2019
A medical device is defined by Health Canada as: an instrument, apparatus, or other similar article diagnoses, treats, mitigates, or prevents conditions and diseases in human beings, prevents conception, cares for humans at or after birth, diagnoses pregnancy or restores, modifies, or corrects body structure Some examples of medical devices include pacemakers, cardiovascular stents, respiratory ventilators, or even small items like tongue depressors or bandages. With new regulations coming into play later in 2019, read on for how this could affect regulatory affairs! What Are some Medical Device Safety Issues? Unfortunately some medical device issues can arise, which has led.. READ MORE »
July 16, 2019
The cannabis retail industry is working hard to promote inclusion and gender equality. Learn how this is being addressed if you’re in cannabis retail training.
July 11, 2019
Media skew and public misinformation can confuse people about mice-based studies. You can use your clinical research diploma to combat these myths. Read on!
July 9, 2019
If you’d like to run an AGCO cannabis location, you’ll want to know a thing or two about extracts before they become legal in October. Read on for more info!
July 4, 2019
Curious about the ugly produce trend, and its effects on the industry and environment? Read on to find out more about this fascinating way to reduce food waste.
July 2, 2019
When recreational cannabis was legalized across Canada in October, many people predicted that products high in tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)—the compound that causes users to get “high”—would be especially popular. However, since legalization a surprising trend has emerged: cannabidiol (CBD) products have been flying off of store shelves much faster than THC products. CBD products are largely non-psychoactive, meaning they don’t cause a “high.” Yet stores are struggling to keep their CBD products in stock. So why has CBD become so popular? Check out some of the reasons below if you’re considering a career in cannabis. 1. Those with a Cannabis Dispensary.. READ MORE »
June 27, 2019
Is there such a thing as a one-size-fits-all diet? Check out why a new study says no and what that means for students in nutrition and health training.
June 25, 2019