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The Cannabis 360 Conference is Approaching! Why Those in Cannabis Careers Should Check it Out

The Cannabis 360 Conference is back for the second annual industry conference on September 29, 2022! The virtual conference is your chance to gain key insights on the biggest trends in the emerging markets of cannabis and psychedelics, both in Canada and abroad. With discussions on the key aspects of the cannabis industry, you’ll receive technical knowledge straight from industry leaders and regulatory specialists.  If you’re currently working in the cannabis industry or looking to start your career in the field, the Cannabis 360 Conference is a chance to learn more about the possibilities today. The aim is to deliver.. READ MORE »

5 Important Cultivation Practices for Professionals in Cannabis Careers

The process of safely cultivating cannabis for production and retail can be challenging, but also rewarding when done correctly. Although the process requires more resources than outdoor growth, cultivating cannabis indoors has many benefits, including the potential to yield a higher quality product, greater control of the harvesting process, and greater adaptability to seasonal changes. Taking Canada’s long winters into account, growing cannabis indoors often leads to better outcomes than attempts to cultivate outside. If you’re interested in pursuing a career in the cannabis industry, understanding the key practices involved in indoor cannabis cultivation will help you to implement a.. READ MORE »

3 Things to Know About Analytical Testing Techniques for Those Pursuing Cannabis Careers

As the sale of medical and recreational cannabis has expanded in recent years, it has become more important to ensure that all products are tested for safety and efficacy before being released into the market.  Cannabis production involves an analytical testing stage to verify the safety, potency and quality of the products. Different analytical testing techniques have been developed to test for a whole host of contaminants and find new ways of protecting consumer health. Students in the cannabis program at AAPS will receive training to prepare them for careers as laboratory analysts and more. With an understanding of the.. READ MORE »

Methods in Fractionation: An Overview For Those in Cannabis Training

A cannabis plant contains more than 400 chemical compounds. When working in cannabis production, you’ll need to isolate the desirable compounds in order to reap your desired end result. The composition of a cannabis plant has a significant impact on the aroma and potency of its yield. With the growing demand for extracts and concentrates to be used in edible and pharmaceutical products, the cannabis industry relies on different processes to obtain ideal extracts. Fractionation is a method of separation that is used in the development of various cannabis products. For those pursuing a career in the cannabis industry today,.. READ MORE »

Exploring Cannabis Careers? Discover How the Colour Spectrum Impacts Cannabis Production

Light is one of the most important factors when it comes to cannabis production. At every growth stage – from seedling to flowering – there is a need to adjust the light intensity, colour, and frequency. These factors emulate the natural conditions found in nature and are essential to enabling the proper growth of the plant. To accommodate the changes at different stages, growers tend to buy a full-colour spectrum of lights to optimize their growing abilities. Students enrolled in a cannabis program will explore indoor cultivation techniques related to the production of high-quality cannabis within the Canadian market. Courses.. READ MORE »

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 »

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 »

Is Nano CBD the Future? A Closer Look For Students Considering Cannabis Training

In recent years, CBD and its modern uses have been at the forefront of discussions in the cannabis industry. CBD is derived from the hemp plant and has been attributed with numerous medical benefits. As a result, the cannabis industry has faced rapid expansion, with consumers embracing new methods of consumption.  Nanotechnology brings the latest developments to the field as the next best method for efficiently taking and handling CBD products. The process works by compacting CBD into smaller, concentrated particles, packaged into a capsule. The accessibility, potency, and efficiency of nano CBD is quickly shaping the future of the.. READ MORE »

Tissue Culture Explained For Students in Cannabis Training

The cannabis industry is still in its nascent stages, with the wave of legalization in Canada opening the doors to new research potential. As the industry expands, cannabis cultivators are looking for ways to develop high yields and consistent quality in the most efficient way possible. Cloning has long been a chosen method of production in the industry. The process involves using a cutting of a mother plant to grow a genetically identical plant.  Nowadays, however, a new and improved method of cloning is coming to light. Tissue culture, or micropropagation, offers professionals a number of advantages when it comes.. READ MORE »