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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 »

Will Culinary Cannabis Be the Future of Edibles? A Closer Look for Those With Cannabis Industry Training

The Cannabis industry in Canada has seen rapid expansion over recent years, with federal legalization coming into effect. What was once an underground business, is now becoming a popular and regulated market.  With cannabis-infused foods, drinks, and oils, the cannabis industry continues to cross into new sectors. At the same time, the field of culinary arts is seeking new and creative means of expression. Cannabis now offers an alternative—and legal—avenue for culinary experts to explore in the form of edibles.  For professionals working in the cannabis industry, here’s a closer look at the expansion of these products, their growing appeal,.. READ MORE »

Working in the Cannabis Industry in Canada: 4 Things to Have On Your Resume

The cannabis industry in Canada is a burgeoning field, and the potential for growth in this sector is endless. In the coming years, many predict unprecedented expansion in the cannabis industry both in Canada and across the world, and the demand for trained professionals in the field is expected to increase accordingly. Graduates of a cannabis program may find opportunities for employment in production facilities, testing laboratories, edible processing facilities, and cannabis retail stores. To understand how best to navigate the job market in the cannabis industry, here are four skills and qualifications to include on your resume.  1. A.. READ MORE »

How Aquaponics and Cannabis Come Together: An Overview for Students Seeking Cannabis Careers

Growing cannabis with a hydro system is a well-established practice that some growers are already familiar with. However, aquaponics presents a different growing method that can introduce some challenges to beginner growers. Described as a combination of aquaculture (fish farming) and plant production, aquaponics relies on efficient systems that work symbiotically—creating a seamless cycle for plant and fish production. Unlike hydroponic systems, aquaponic growing methods depend on the presence of fish or shellfish.  By combining these two systems, growers can benefit from creating a seamless cycle that produces both fish and plants. Cannabis growers who use this method experience both.. READ MORE »

What Those With Cannabis Training Should Know About the Cannabis Flowering Stage

The flowering stage of cannabis production is critical for getting the best out of your harvest. Following the germination and vegetative stages of its lifecycle, the flowering stage is the point when the plant begins to produce flowers, also referred to as the buds. For indoor growers this happens when you switch your lights to a 12/12 light cycle, providing 12 hours of light and 12 hours of darkness to the plant. During this stage, which lasts anywhere from 7-9 weeks for most strains, the cannabis plant becomes very sensitive to problems, which can affect quality and yields if left.. READ MORE »