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The Life Cycle of a Plant: An Overview for Students in Cannabis Industry Courses

Students interested in working in the cannabis sector will need to understand the basics of the cannabis plant life cycle. Like any plant, cannabis begins as a small seed and matures through several different phases: germination, seedling, vegetative, and flowering. At AAPS, students will learn about the most effective ways to grow healthy cannabis plants. The course includes practical, hands-on training on: Indoor and outdoor cultivation techniques Cultivation room set up Equipment and lighting Pest and disease control Temperature and humidity Nutrient regimes And more Read on to discover more about the life cycle of the cannabis plant. Choosing Your.. READ MORE »

Going to Apply for a Cannabis Licence? Learn About Hydroponics for Cannabis Farming

After your program, you may choose to work in cannabis production or retail. If you pursue a career in retail, Health Canada regulations prohibit you from growing your own cannabis plants. Even if you won’t be doing this step yourself, you may still be interested in the process. Knowing how things are produced is excellent background knowledge. There are many different aspects to cannabis farming. Hydroponics is one technique that uses water filled with nutrients to grow cannabis without soil. Read on to learn more about this interesting technique. Cannabis Cultivation and How it Works Cannabis cultivation is traditionally done.. READ MORE »

Interested in Cannabis Retailer Training? Pay Attention to Naming Rules for Cannabis Drinks

In October 2019, the “second wave” of cannabis legalization in Canada will take place. With it, edibles, vaping products, and drinks will go on sale. The introduction of these products brings more regulations and rules into play, as currently only dried and fresh cannabis, oil, plants, and seeds are allowed. Some of these rules will apply to how cannabis-infused drinks can be named. Using words like “beer” and “wine” will not be permitted, as they are seen as easily confused with alcoholic beverages. Read on for more about these rules, why they are in place and how they relate to.. READ MORE »

THC vs. CBD: A Guide for Students in Cannabis Retailer Training

The cannabis plant contains more than 100 chemical compounds called cannabinoids, but by far the two most well-known are tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). If you’re considering a career in cannabis retail, chances are you’ll encounter many customers who have heard about THC and CBD and want to know what they are and how they work. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misunderstanding and misinformation surrounding these two cannabinoids. So let’s take a look at what these two cannabinoids can actually do. Students in Cannabis Retailer Training Should Understand CBD’s Health Benefits CBD has become extremely popular in recent years.. READ MORE »

What to Know About Craft Cannabis If You’re Interested in Cannabis Retail Courses

Just as craft beer has grown in popularity in recent years, craft cannabis could be about to transform the legal cannabis market. Craft cannabis—which is cannabis grown by small-scale producers—has a dedicated following in Canada, with proponents contending that it provides a more high-quality product. If you’re looking to get into the cannabis industry, then craft cannabis could be a potentially lucrative opportunity. Here’s a look at what craft cannabis is, what benefits it has over other types of cannabis, and how you can get involved with this exciting movement. Health Canada Regulations Determine What Counts as Craft Cannabis While.. READ MORE »

Considering a Cannabis Retail Career? 3 Things to Know About Proposed Edibles Regulations

The sale of cannabis edibles will be legal in Canada no later than October 17, 2019. To prepare, Health Canada recently released its proposed regulations for manufacturing and selling them. While the regulations are likely to be tweaked before edibles sales are legalized, they provide a useful glimpse into the sort of regulatory framework anybody working in the cannabis sector can expect. If you’re thinking about a career in cannabis, you should pay close attention to the proposed rules. The regulations will affect many different sectors of the cannabis industry, including retail, marketing, and production. Let’s take a look at.. READ MORE »

Want to Open a Cannabis Dispensary? What to Know About New Staff Training Rules

The provincial government has long promised that all employees of cannabis retail stores, including those who hold a Retail Store Authorization or a Cannabis Retail Manager Licence, will have to pass an employee training program approved by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO). Recently, the details of that training program, which is called CannSell Certification, were announced. Let’s take a look at what this certification program covers and what it means for anyone interested in opening a cannabis dispensary. CannSell Certification Takes 4 Hours and Can Be Taken Entirely Online The CannSell Certification is offered through cannabis technology.. READ MORE »

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 »

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