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Eager to Become a Cannabis Retailer? Learn How to Improve Operations at the Cannabis 360 Conference

Cannabis retail is seeing huge advancements across Canada and the world. For cannabis business owners, there’s no better time to tap into a profitable market. The success of a cannabis retail business is dependent upon a number of factors, including compliance with industry regulations, customer engagement, and operational efficiency.  The right knowledge and resources can empower prospective cannabis retailers to build the success of their business in a nascent market.  The Cannabis 360 conference is an occasion to learn from industry professionals about the key to mastering a cannabis retail business. A panel of speakers will discuss the stages of.. READ MORE »

August 27, 2021

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In Cannabis Training? Attend the Cannabis 360 Conference to Discover the Value of EU-GMP Certifications

Every industry is governed by a set of rules and regulations that determine good practices. For the cannabis industry, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) are a set of requirements that any manufacturer must meet in order to ensure that their product is of consistent quality, and safe for its intended use.  When it comes to expanding marijuana exports to international markets, a new set of standards come into play. An EU-GMP certification is an essential requirement for exporting medical marijuana to markets in the European Union. All medical cannabis sold in Europe needs to be manufactured and tested under specific standards,.. READ MORE »

August 25, 2021

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How CRISPR is Changing Biotechnology: An Overview for Students in Regulatory Affairs

Many industries are at the cusp of change as technology continues to grow, introducing new tools that can significantly impact people’s health. Similarly, biotechnology is becoming a larger part of the pharmaceutical industry, thus impacting regulatory requirements.  Individuals keen on developing a stronger understanding of these requirements can explore the field of regulatory affairs—studying a wide range of regulations and standards, including regulatory legislation and practices, that shape the development and quality of pharmaceutical goods. This includes biologics and biotechnology products, like CRISPR, which have the power to change the future of the pharmaceutical industry.  Read on to discover how.. READ MORE »

August 24, 2021

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How COVID is Changing the Landscape for Regulatory Affairs Program Graduates

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has brought unforeseen changes to global drug development and its regulatory processes. As the effects of the pandemic continue to linger around the world, the need to understand the virus and develop treatments at a rapid pace has provided new learning opportunities for the pharmaceutical industry. Companies have glimpsed ways they can improve upon traditional methods to offer a competitive service, while complying with industry regulations. The need for global platforms, decentralized trials, efficient technology, and adaptable regulations are among some of the top concerns being addressed by the industry since the arrival of.. READ MORE »

August 23, 2021

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Pursuing Cannabis Careers? Learn about Quality in Cannabis Edibles at the Cannabis 360 Conference

As the cannabis industry in Canada continues to grow, users are seeking new and alternative methods of consumption. Edibles are at the forefront of this trend, offering numerous forms through which consumers can reap the effects of cannabis. Working with food, however, brings a host of new challenges and requirements. Food safety protocols must now be applied to a growing area of the cannabis industry. In compliance, cannabis producers are looking for systemic approaches to ensuring food safety during the manufacturing of edible cannabis products.  The Cannabis 360 Conference, hosted by AAPS, is an exciting opportunity to delve into the.. READ MORE »

August 20, 2021

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Earning an HPLC Certification? Here’s an Overview of Technological Transfer Protocols

A technology transfer is a common occurrence in the pharmaceutical industry. It happens when a company wants to switch their operations from an existing manufacturing site to a new manufacturing facility. In that event, the manufacturing process and analytical methods must also be transferred between units, for the sake of consistency.  Technology transfer between units is an essential process of the pharmaceutical industry when a new drug moves from the pilot batch to a large-scale commercial batch. These protocols are needed to promote successful progress between manufacturing stages: from drug discovery to product development to clinical trials to commercialization. For.. READ MORE »

August 19, 2021

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The Cannabis 360 Conference: Key Industry Insights for Students in Cannabis Training

On September 9th, 2021, AAPS will host a panel of industry experts to offer some key insights on some of the biggest opportunities and challenges facing the cannabis industry today. Whether you’re considering a path in the industry or on your way to an established career, our panel of industry stakeholders will provide some practical takeaway for all attendees.  The Cannabis 360 Conference will span topics ranging from entering the overseas cannabis market to adapting your own cannabis retail business. Whatever your professional interests in the field, the virtual conference is a unique opportunity to learn from the experts about.. READ MORE »

August 5, 2021

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The Role of Pharmacopeias in Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance

Pharmaceutical professionals have extensive knowledge to analyze the raw materials, processes, and finished products to determine the safety and efficacy of a new drug. Pharmaceutical quality assurance is a crucial practice in the manufacturing practice. This is where pharmacopeias come into play.  Pharmacopeias are documents designed to provide public standards relating to the quality, safety, and efficacy of a drug. Today, pharmacopeias play a major role in the regulatory process and control of pharmaceutical ingredients. Analysts for pharmaceutical quality assurance will draw upon these standards in their methods of quality control. With the global expansion of drug manufacturing and standards,.. READ MORE »

August 3, 2021

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Blockchain Technology: What Students Interested in Clinical Research Training Should Know

It may come as no surprise that COVID-19 significantly accelerated digitalization in clinical research and the pharmaceutical industry. However, new technology introduces new concerns that impact the development of future clinical research. That is also the case with Blockchain technology, introducing many benefits and notable considerations to the field. Students taking a clinical research program know that trust is a key factor in clinical research, and it is drastically changing in the public eye. In today’s society, trust is no longer given by default but is earned through proof instead. As such, “trusted data” becomes a requirement. Blockchain technology could.. READ MORE »

July 29, 2021

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Considering Nutrition and Health Training? A Brief Guide to the Keto Diet

In the diet world, low-carbohydrate and high-protein nutrition plans are some of the most popular options. These are commonly referred to as a ketogenic or keto diet. Unlike many low-carb diets, which focus on an increased protein intake, a true keto diet is centred around fat. The idea is to increase your fat consumption in place of carbohydrates to supply as much as 90% of your daily calories.  The keto diet has a long-standing history in science with potential health benefits against diabetes, cancer, epilepsy, and Alzheimer’s disease. While research remains inconclusive, the keto diet is also followed in popular.. READ MORE »

July 27, 2021

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