[NEW] Cannabis Business Operations “Freshly Released”

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[NEW] HIPAA and Medical Cannabis Patients “Freshly Released”

The new training is finally here, and the big day has finally come! We just finished releasing our latest and greatest training called HIPAA and Medical Cannabis Patients Released training (check it out here)… 🥳 Our new mastery training will not only share our PROVEN strategies but also give step-by-step details on how to execute…

“Safety Sensitive Jobs” Under Cannabis Laws

As employers grapple with evolving cannabis laws and their impact on the workplace, they should note that many states that provide employment protections for cannabis users have exceptions for workers in safety-sensitive roles. But what exactly is a safety-sensitive job? Safety-sensitive generally means that a position involves some aspect of a heightened danger that requires…

Re-Thinking Cannabis Track & Trace Models

Highly regulated industries typically require key information to be readily available to regulators related to the production, movement, and sale ($$$) of products, which is the case in the cannabis industry (try our free METRC training here). The two main reasons for “Seed-to-Sale” record keeping are (1) to reduce the diversion of cannabis products to…

Cannabis Cultivation Operation Fire Hazards

Chemical Cannabis Industry Hazards

Fires and explosions have occurred in cannabis grow houses and processing operations for DECADES. Most of these facilities were operating illegally, and they weren’t built or maintained to common electrical and fire safety. Unfortunately, the lessons learned from these investigations were not well-publicized, and potential solutions were not broadly adopted. Given the legalization of cannabis…

Solving Those Cannabis Pains (Compliance)

While dramatic increases in product demand may seem like a cannabis business owner’s dream, maintaining compliance with unstable and unstandardized cannabis regulations can bring on more than a few nightmares. Every legal jurisdiction seems to have different guidelines, requirements, and procedures than the next, with some in-jurisdiction laws differing even between municipalities. Although maintaining compliance…

Cannabis Retail Job Descriptions Template

In most respects, running a cannabis dispensary is just like running any other retail operation. You have customers coming to your store to purchase products, and you have employees to help inform your shoppers, provide them with great customer service, and ultimately facilitate sales. Just like in a traditional retail store, you’ll need managers and…

Cannabis Dispensary Merchandising Tips

Retailers from all walks of life are trying to figure out how to merchandise products that, pre-pandemic, would be offered using “try before you buy” tactics to entice people to make a purchase. Clothing stores had dressing rooms. Makeup stores had countertop sampling displays. Food purveyors offered edibles from self-service bins. In some ways, the…

[NEW] Neurodegenerative Diseases Training “Freshly Released”

The new Neurodegenerative Diseases Training is finally here, and the big day has finally come! We just finished releasing our latest and greatest training called Neurodegenerative Diseases Training (check it out) 🥳. Our new mastery training will not only share our PROVEN strategies but also give step-by-step details on how to execute them in the…

6 Tips To Avoid Dispensary Fines

Cannabis compliance is one of the things to which every cannabis dispensary must pay attention. Not only does compliance ensure that you have the legal right to carry out your cannabis-related operations, but it also helps keep your business from unnecessary fines and sanctions. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has stipulated various regulations for…

Engaging Learners (& Marijuana) via Online LMS

Keeping learners engaged isn’t always easy in the cannabis industry and there are many contributing factors, ranging from the fact that they do not feel challenged or the fear of compliance failure. It often comes down to personal factors, including the instructor and learner relationship or a particular teaching style. Now that so many organizations…

[NEW] Cannabis-Infused Product Handler “Freshly Released”

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Cannabis Delivery & Online Ordering

You may soon be able to order cannabis the same way you order restaurant takeout. In April, Uber Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi made headlines when she said the company would look into cannabis delivery if weed becomes federally legal. The move isn’t shocking from the delivery app given its acquisition of Drizly, an alcohol…

Navigating METRC “Seed-to-Sale” System

Cannabis dispensary owners must bear in mind that this industry operates under STRICT laws and regulations that set their business apart from conventional operations (see our FREE METRC “Seed-to-Sale” Tracking training). Government regulators must balance public health and safety with the business needs of the regulated community, and that requires complete tracking of all cannabis…

[NEW] Cannabis Safety and Health Concerns Training Released

A new cannabis industry compliance training is finally here, and the big day has finally come to release this new stuff! We just finished releasing our latest and greatest training called “Cannabis Safety and Health Concerns” training this is included in our PENDING “MED Responsible Vendor” training application to become approved by Colorado’s Marijuana Enforcement…

5 Cannabis Dispensary Anti-Harassment Methods

Unacceptable Harassment In The Cannabis Industry

Leaders at many cannabis organizations are taking a fresh look at their strategies for preventing and addressing sexual harassment in the wake of the #MeToo movement. As you revisit your policies, don’t forget to also fine-tune your complaint procedures and without a robust process that employees can trust in the retail cannabis dispensary, an anti-harassment…