The coronavirus pandemic has changed the ways that consumers interact with cannabis. Between accommodating social distancing while purchasing cannabis products, changing the frequency with which they visit stores, and sharing research on cannabis’ interactions with the disease, there are several ways that cannabis culture is shifting. Cannabis retail professionals are knowledgeable about retail management, inventory management, store design, and staff development. These adept experts are skilled at anticipating and managing retail problems, but the coronavirus may present problems beyond the scope of what these industry insiders are familiar with. Read on to educate yourself on the breadth of the ways.. READ MORE »
While edibles are not currently sold in retail locations, they will be legally sold in Canada starting mid-December, 2019. Decarboxylation is the first step in making an edible item that uses cannabis. It is done by heating the product over a long period of time at a low temperature. Read on for more about decarboxylation! Decarboxylation Chemistry Explained for Students Who Want to Start a Cannabis Retail Business Decarboxylation converts THCA, which is not intoxicating, into THC, which is intoxicating. The chemical reaction changes it into an ingredient that has potency when added to food. Decarboxylation creates a chemical reaction.. READ MORE »
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 »
Do you dream of running your own cannabis dispensary? Check out these four key points that anyone who wants to open a cannabis dispensary should know about.