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How Chocolate Fits Into Cannabis Industry Careers

Following the legalization of cannabis in Canada, many new career paths have opened up. With the right training, you can find a place in the cannabis industry as a quality assurance technician, a cultivation supervisor, or retail store manager, among many other options. There is also the world of edibles, including chocolate products. In Canada, edibles have been legal for sale since late 2019, and one of the first cannabis-infused chocolates made by a London producer has been approved. What does this mean for individuals entering the industry? Keep reading to learn more about the next steps in edible processing… READ MORE »

Hemp CBD vs Cannabis CBD Explained for Students in Cannabis Retailer Training

If you’re interested in cannabis retail, whether as an owner, manager, or retail worker, product knowledge is important. It makes sense to make product knowledge part of your preparation to work in the cannabis industry. Confident product knowledge will help sales and make customers feel assured about what they are purchasing. Keep reading to learn the difference between CBD derived from hemp plants versus CBD from cannabis plants. Know What CBD Is Before Your Cannabis Retailer Training Cannabidol is commonly referred to as CBD and is found in the trichomes of cannabis plants. It is the most common type of.. READ MORE »

What Does Cannabis Consulting Entail?

If you pursue owning or managing a business in your cannabis career, you will be interested to know ways that you can improve and make your company better. You will need to be aware of regulations, industry trends, and competitive strategies. Since things change quite quickly in the world of cannabis, it’s normal to need some support from outside of your own team. Consultancy is an option in situations where you want to stay competitive but don’t have unlimited time to stay on top of developments in the industry. Read on for more about consulting and how it can help.. READ MORE »

Transferable Skills that Could Make You Great at Cannabis Retail

Students in cannabis programs bring skills from all sorts of backgrounds, including: Pharmacy – the two industries are similarly regulated Food quality assurance – especially with edibles being introduced soon, food science backgrounds are useful Beauty and cosmetics – with a likely influx of beauty and cosmetic CBD products on the horizon, these backgrounds feed well into cannabis When it comes to cannabis retail in particular, students with a background in retail bring transferable skills with them that can apply well to this career path. Read on for some transferable skills that could make you a wonderful cannabis retailer! Customer.. READ MORE »

3 Things to Know About Microdosing If You Want to Open a Cannabis Store

One of the most popular trends to hit the cannabis market recently has been microdosing. Instead of consuming large amounts of cannabis in order to get high, more people are taking small amounts of the plant. The microdosing trend has become so popular that if you’re considering a career in cannabis, it’s important you understand why people are turning to microdosing. Below we’ll look at some of those reasons and at how microdosing could affect your cannabis business. 1. Microdosing Focuses on the Non-Psychoactive Effects of Cannabis Microdosing, as its name implies, is the practice of consuming cannabis in small.. READ MORE »

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