You might be an expert on many different aspects of cannabis, but do you know about its genetics? What some people might not know is that cannabis is composed of 20 chromosomes (nine autosomes and one sex chromosome apiece), and that the genetic expressions of each cannabis plant can display a variety of patterns, even if cells appear to be similar. However, different strains have different genotypes (their DNA) and phenotypes (the differing attributes of plants). So what exactly causes these differences in the genetic makeup of different cannabis strains? While different cannabis plants can produce different effects and sensory.. READ MORE »
As a cannabis distributor, you’ll oversee managerial operations, invent marketing strategies, and organize financial plans. The cannabis industry in Canada is highly regulated, and the complexity underlying tracking, reporting, and auditing product and transactional information can make things frustrating. It’s important to have a simplistic, transparent way to organize the associated data. Blockchain technology is making itself available to different industries across the economy as a simple way to record and track information. The chain of records is associated with high-tech, futuristic ideas like cryptocurrency, but the platform is an easy and useful way for business managers to stay on.. READ MORE »
Studying to work in the cannabis industry provides you with guidance on regulations and rules around cannabis products. With the upcoming introduction of legal edibles and extracts to the Canadian cannabis market, some changes are necessary to include standards that keep consumers safe when ingesting products. The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) started on January 15, 2019. These regulations include licensing, preventive controls, traceability, and preventive control plans—they will also affect cannabis products. The focus of these new regulations is on preventing issues and getting unsafe product out of the marketplace faster. Read on for more about preventive control.. READ MORE »
Terpenes are fragrant oils that give cannabis its scent. These oils aren’t just found in cannabis—they are all over nature in a variety of plants, for the purposes of luring pollinators and repelling predators. Most commonly, terpenes are found in coniferous plants, which are: Evergreen trees like pine, hemlock, and spruce Have needle leaves Feature seed-bearing cones Terpenes secrete chemical compounds and are what create unique smells in fruits and vegetables, flowers, and herbs. How a plant smells is determined by: The number of terpenes in it The variety of terpenes that it has Which types of terpenes are most.. READ MORE »
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!
Keeping on top of regulatory changes related to cannabis is important if you want a career in the industry. If you enroll in our Cannabis Certificate program, you’ll learn about cannabis regulations related to both production and retail. Recently, Health Canada, which regulates cannabis producers, announced a major change to its approval process for cultivation licences. The changes could significantly impact the supply of cannabis available to cannabis stores. As a result, whether you’re considering a career in either the production or the retail side of the cannabis industry, the change is significant. What Changes Were Made Because of the.. READ MORE »
If you want to apply for an AGCO cannabis retail licence, you’ll need to make sure you understand marketing rules for cannabis. Here’s what you need to know.
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 »