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 »
At the heart of any successful retail business is a positive and enthusiastic team. If you want to start or manage your own cannabis retail business, you will need to know how to create a strong team. That’s why staff training and development is an important part of the curriculum at AAPS. There isn’t just one correct way to train staff. Every team is different, so managers need to be flexible and prepared to adapt to different personalities and learning styles. However, there are a few tips and tricks that can help you to motivate your team to generate the.. READ MORE »
A quick look at the Ontario Cannabis Store’s site shows that it carries products from over 60 brands, including various strains, extracts, vaporizers, and other cannabis-related products. This display of inventory is an important component to any kind of retail shop If you are interested in opening a cannabis retail store in Ontario, you may be thinking about store design and layout, or the brands you are interested in carrying.With the right industry training, you canmake sure you are prepared to manage inventory.Why is this important? Achieving a good display and the right combination of products necessitates proper inventory management… 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 »
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.
Each person’s body contains an endocannabinoid system. It’s a complex system that is just beginning to be understood, having only been discovered a few short decades ago. In fact, it was first discovered in the 1980s, and only found in the human body during the 1990s. While much work and research is still needed to fully comprehend the endocannabinoid system, there are several aspects that we currently understand. Read on to learn a little more about why these discoveries are so important. The Edocannabinoid System Explained for Students in Cannabis Retail Training For those interested in cannabis retail training, it’s.. READ MORE »
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 »