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Cannabis Industry Fire Safety

The cannabis industry has gone through a rapid expansion and with the expansion comes an increase in cultivation as well as extraction facilities. But, as with any industrial process, production comes with an assortment of hazards. The NFPA Standards Council has approved the development of NFPA 420 (Fire Protection of Cannabis Growing and Processing Facilities…

[NEW] Fire Safety Training “Freshly Released”

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[NEW] Cannabis Business Operations “Freshly Released”

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

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“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…