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Exploring the Impact of Ultrasonic Energy for Cannabis Quality Assurance

Quality departments within the cannabis market are responsible for conducting and monitoring activities that affect the quality, safety, or efficacy of cannabis products. Related to this area, ultrasonic energy has a number of uses in both cannabis testing and production labs. Ultrasonic energy has long been an excellent method of cleaning lab equipment and removing contaminants from virtually any product, but it can be used in several ways to ensure that a cannabis product is of the highest quality.  For that reason, many cannabis businesses today are turning to ultrasonic energy to extract and process their cannabis products. For those.. READ MORE »

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 »

Exploring the Impact of Cannabis Grow Lights for Students in Cannabis Training

Plants, including cannabis, are easily affected by environmental factors. These factors directly impact growth and the quality of cannabis products, making it important for cultivators to ensure that each plant receives the attention and care it requires. As you might expect, having the right light set-up is a key part of this process.  Grow lights make it possible for cultivators to grow their cannabis indoors, which can be particularly useful when there’s a lack of outdoor space. As a photoperiodic plant, cannabis needs to be exposed to both light and darkness for a set amount of time (depending on the.. READ MORE »

Why Scaling Up Presents a Challenge to Cannabis Quality Assurance Professionals

As a cannabis quality assurance professional, you’ll want to ensure that the production of cannabis can be scaled up sufficiently while also meeting high standards. However, accomplishing this is a challenge in and of itself. Although recreational cannabis is legalized in Canada, scaling up faces both the typical challenges associated with growing any business, along with some unique hurdles. Between meeting regulations set out by Health Canada, as well as approaches for eliminating pests and ensuring there’s enough product to meet demand, scaling up cannabis growth operations doesn’t come without its share of obstacles. However, those hoping to accomplish this.. READ MORE »

Food Safety Tips Regarding Edibles, Explained for Students in Cannabis Industry Training

Just as professionals in the general foods industry must create rigid manufacturing protocols to prevent foodborne illnesses and other types of hazards, cannabis industry professionals must also take precautions when producing edibles. Regulated by Health Canada, edibles are relatively new to the market. When working on edibles, there are several factors that professionals must take into consideration to prevent products from being contaminated with bacteria, mold, and other types of harmful pathogens. A failure to comply with protocols can lead to potential mishaps, legal consequences, and closure of the manufacturing facility.  To understand more on how to keep edibles free.. READ MORE »

What an Extraction Technician Does, Explained for Students in Cannabis Industry Training

In the field of cannabis production, the extraction technician plays a crucial role in the development of many products, having the specialist training needed for removing the cannabinoid-rich trichomes from the flowers of the cannabis plant. Beyond the training required for removing the most potent chemical compounds of the plant, the technician is also an expert in refining the extracts to improve the purity of the formulated products they will eventually be sold as. Due to the scientific nature of the work, and the specialist knowledge required for avoiding the inherent dangers of handling the tools of the trade, extractors.. READ MORE »

How to Foster Team Cohesion After You Obtain a Cannabis Retail License

As a graduate of a cannabis diploma program, you will have gained an invaluable new level of insight into cannabis production, and may feel ready to take on the business world as soon as you’re approved for a cannabis retail license.  The success of your venture will be reliant on your academic knowledge and official paperwork, as well as the professionalism and efforts of the wider team behind you. As the saying goes, “a company is only as good as its people.”  So how can you ensure all your employees are on the same page as you with regards to.. READ MORE »

3 Facts About Cannabis Cultivation for Students in Cannabis Industry Training

After studying under cannabis courses, you’ll have the requisite skills and knowledge to work in the versatile cannabis industry in Canada. You’ll be well-prepared for enjoying a career in a cannabis production facility, a cannabis retail store, a cannabis testing laboratory, or other equally interesting environment.  The professional cannabis cultivation industry in Canada is unique. Using robust regulations, quality assurance principles, and cultivation techniques, professionals ensure that our cannabis products are of the highest standard. But we aren’t the first place in the world to have a wide-ranging cannabis cultivation culture. Cannabis plants have been cultivated across the world for.. READ MORE »

Industry Spotlight: Isaac Maurice, Eastern Canada Sales Representative at Green Planet

As the Canadian cannabis industry continues to grow, we’re spotlighting industry experts who are making it happen. First up: Isaac Maurice, Eastern Canada Sales Representative for Green Planet. Since starting his career at a local hydroponic shop, Isaac has been building his cannabis career on good relationships and great customer service. We caught up with him to learn more about his journey from plant enthusiast to cannabis sales professional.  How did you first get interested in the cannabis industry? Since I was young, I have always been interested in plants and how things grow. My grandfather and father always had.. READ MORE »

How to Stop Root Rot If You’re Interested in Cannabis Quality Assurance

Tending to your plants throughout their growth to get the best out of each harvest. Well-tended plants are more likely to produce larger yields and the higher-quality product in demand from today’s competitive marketplace. Growers must be vigilant throughout the cannabis plant’s life cycle in order to prevent all kinds of problems that can threaten the health of the crop, including pest invasion and diseases. Root rot is one of those diseases, and can result from pathogen infection. To understand more about this condition and how to handle it if your plants are affected, let’s take a closer look.   What.. READ MORE »