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Massachusetts Responsible Vendor Training

As a state with both legal medical and recreational marijuana, Massachusetts is leading the way with new compliance practices. [Check Out Our Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) Approved “Responsible Vendor” Compliance Training] On July 17, 2019 (and effective that day), the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission announced it would require all professionals in roles that directly handle…

Dispensary Technician Role & Medical Advice

Retail Dispensary

The cannabis industry is one of the most dynamic and rewarding places to be at this moment in history. As a member of a licensed cannabis retailer, you are one of the front-line faces of this new industry, and at times, the first-person customers will encounter. You represent the licensed cannabis retailer’s values and should…

Cannabis Delivery & Transportation Best Practices

If your company has an “auto exposure” such as delivery, distribution, or employees simply running company errands, your company needs a robust risk management program. Managing a fleet is essential to ensure drivers are given the necessary tools to be safe and responsible while on the open road. Implementing a vehicle maintenance program is also…

Cannabis Trichomes Overview

If you have an interest in cannabis plants, you will probably have heard of trichomes. Those who buy cannabis buds regularly or grow their own realize that these are very important parts of the plant. Take a closer look at any flowering plant and you’ll see thousands of tiny crystalized dots covering the buds and…

Non-Cannabis Companies & Worker Protections

Non-cannabis-businesses that still maintain workplace drug-testing policies may be struggling to comply with complex state and local cannabis laws while also finding that more workers are testing positive for cannabis. Although all cannabis use is still illegal under federal law, many states have legalized medical and recreational use, and more states are adding workplace protections….

Minor & Novel Cannabinoids Introduction

In our rapid advance in cannabis science through recent years with the easing of restrictions on handling and experimenting with cannabis and cannabinoids via legalization and regulation efforts across the country. We have discovered and re-discovered cannabinoids that hold potential for great advancement in cannabis chemistry and potential for many beneficial health and wellness benefits…

Cannabis 2022 Laws & Workplace Impact

Growing acceptance of cannabis use in recent years has led to the proliferation of state laws legalizing medical and recreational cannabis consumption, as well as a push for employment protections for off-duty use. Here’s what non-cannabis industry employers need to know about evolving cannabis laws and their impact on the workplace. As more and more…

Cannabis Product Metadata

Once you’ve settled on the right inventory management solution for your store, it’s time to set up your products in the system. This process can vary slightly depending on the program your system uses, but typically, you’ll have the option of either importing product info directly from an Excel/CSV file or entering the information manually….

Inventory Accuracy & Cannabis Product Auditing

Even with an integrated, compliant inventory and Point-of-Sale (POS) system in place, you’ll still need to conduct regular inventory audits to ensure that the amount of merchandise you have in your system is consistent with what you actually have in your store (try out our METRC cannabis tracking training). Why is this important? Here are…

Cannabis Product Inventory Management

Ask any successful retailer what the key to a healthy, profitable business is and they’ll tell you: proper inventory management. Without it, sales suffer, customer satisfaction tanks and your bottom line takes a serious hit. Cannabis retail is no different. In fact, in our industry, inventory control is not only inextricably linked to profitability ($$$),…