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…

Massachusetts Responsible Vendor Trainer (RVT) Accreditation

The Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) announced it has approved Green CulturED as a Responsible Vendor Trainer (#RVN453682) to help support the state’s industry. The application that was submitted has been deemed complete and satisfactory by the CCC to certify Green CulturED as a Responsible Vendor Trainer (RVT) that was approved by the Commission on 5/13/2021…

Multi-Tenant Cannabis Industry LMS Platform

If you’re in the market for a Learning Management System (LMS) for your cannabis business, you’re probably very familiar with many of the options, features, and services available to you. In today’s global cannabis workplaces and dispersed teams, most organizations are seeking to bring onboarding, training, and compliance management together in a centralized system –…

Laws Protect Off-Duty Recreational Use

As the trend to legalize cannabis use continues, employers should note that some state and local laws now protect workers who consume recreational cannabis while off duty. Multistate employers are likely familiar with laws that provide job protections for registered medical cannabis patients who use cannabis in accordance with a comprehensive medical program, but they…

Green Flower Cannabis Education & Psychotropic Spectrum Insights

Is it possible human senses alone can detect the psychotropic spectrum of green flower cannabis? The idea of detecting terpenes, which is predicting the psychoactive effects of different hybrid cannabis types, can be a little complex. We have waited many years for a team of scientists and an objective approach to test aspects of detecting…

Delta-8 THC is NOT Legal

The debate over Delta-8 Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) legal status has divided the cannabis industry. Contrary to what we hear from the media, see in the stores, or learn from cannabis operators; and despite the incredible amount of Delta-8 THC products being sold across the country today, there is absolutely no grey area around the legality of…

Cal/OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Training

The cannabis industry, just like any industry, must be regulated for the safety of its workers. And while job growth prospects for California look promising, the cannabis industry is still relatively new and is constantly evolving. At the center of these industry changes, three (3) licensing authorities are responsible for licensing and regulating commercial cannabis activity…

Cannabis Industry Extraction Methods

Extraction techniques are used to separate the components of cannabis and remove them from the plant matrix. Various methods can divide cannabis plant material into parts, or extracts, that contain different chemicals. With cannabis, extraction techniques are often used to isolate specific desirable compounds, and cannabis contains at least 100+ cannabinoids, including Cannabidiol (CBD) and…

Cannabis Dispensary Records Management

This discusses the importance of maintaining a comprehensive and organized record management system. It describes the key records management procedures and requirements. Including records management for digital files and physical files, a records inventory list, and patient records for medical dispensaries.   Importance of Records Management Operating a business involves a host of transactions, contracts,…

Emerging Cannabis Markets

Cannabis sales data from 2020 is in, and BDSA announced that the global cannabis market reached nearly $21.3 billion in 2020, an increase of 48% over 2019. In any year, this growth rate is admirable but to have this growth during a global pandemic in 2020 shows the resilience of the cannabis sector. Global cannabis…

Approved West Virginia Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC) Training Provider

Green CulturED is authorized by West Virginia’s Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC) through the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) to provide our two (2) hour cannabis industry training certification. (Review Our Approved West Virginia Industry Training) Our team is overly excited to be a part of this endeavor and looks forward to providing…

[NEW] Pregnancy & Cannabis Training “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 “Pregnancy and Cannabis” (see it here). 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 cannabis industry, so…

Cannabis Use and Pregnancy

Many pregnancy-related symptoms, such as increased stress levels, repeated bouts of nausea, and a limited appetite, are often effectively combated by cannabis in non-pregnant individuals. But is consuming cannabis a reasonable therapeutic strategy for expecting mothers who experience challenges during and after pregnancy? (Check Out Our “Pregnancy & Cannabis” Training Here) Additionally, pregnancy-related complications don’t…

CBD Product Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

The world today has generated a huge spike in demand for Cannabidiol (CBD) produced from hemp with less than 0.3% Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), but it needs to be safe for consumers and it must always be produced according to Good Manufacturing Process (GMP) in the cannabis industry. Due to the highly reviewed benefits of CBD, it…

Cannabis Diversion & Operational Security

Diversion of cannabis to individuals not qualified under regulations to purchase or possess it would expose a company to legal risk and undermine its credibility with the community in which it operates (check out our “Detecting and Preventing Diversion” training). Below are a few strategies that cannabis business operations can employ to prevent diversion. Appropriate…

Cannabis Product Handling, Storage & Contamination

Properly Handling Cannabis Products & Standards You might be asking yourself, “Why do we need to take training on how to handle cannabis-infused products? We already know what we’re doing, and it’s all simple stuff!” Well, do you want to know a secret? You’re right.