Smart Responsible Vendor Training (RVT) "Up-Levels" Workforce Development & Ensures Cannabis Compliance Is Simple

Turn-Key Responsible Vendor Training (RVT) Makes Compliance Simple & Since Traditional Responsible Vendor Training (RVT) Programs Are BORING We Went Ahead & Fixed That Too

Made For: Dispensary Technicians Delivery Drivers Dispensary Managers Cannabis Consultants Retail Sales Associates Inventory Specialists Compliance Officers Customer Service  Product Demonstrators Processing Technicians Cultivation Agents Government Compliance Retail Supervisors Team Managers Industry Professionals

We're The "Most Accredited" Responsible Vendor Training (RVT) Provider Globally & That Makes Us Your "1-Stop Shop"

Working with cannabis involves many risks, but having smart Responsible Vendor Training (RVT) provides developers the foundation of cannabis compliance programs and it’s an “un-fun prerequisite” required before handling any form of cannabis.

Failure to act responsibly and proactively could result in fines, imprisonment, suspension of licenses, increased insurance costs, or getting shut down, so smart RVT programs prepare the cannabis workforce to handle all those potential risks.

At the end of the day, we’re in the “business of compliance” and lucky to “work with cannabis”… this is the cornerstone of our smart RVT programs that’ll reduce risks, ensure compliance & increase profitability ($$$) to ensure success in our industry.

"Turn-Key Responsible Vendor Training That Support Cannabis Operations With Reducing Risk, Ensuring Safety & Increasing Profitability..."

Responsible Vendor Training

Learning Plans Are Meticulously Structured Roadmaps That Guide You Through A Sequential Order For Cannabis Competencies via "Formulated Body of Knowledge" (BOK) Based On Industry Standards.

State Compliance Programs
Our Cannabis-Specific Compliance Programs Establish "Benchmarked Excellence" In Your Workplace That's Tailored Specifically For Each States' Cannabis Industry & Adheres With All Workforce Requirements.
California
30-Hour Cal/OSHA Training
Department of Industrial Relations (DIA)
California Business & Professions Code (Section 26051.5)
Michigan
Facility Employee Training
Cannabis Regulatory Agency (CRA)
Employees Training Requirements (R 420.602)
Missouri
Facility Employee Training
Division of Cannabis Regulation (DCR)
Employee Training Requirements (19 CSR 100-1.080)
Authorized: AMCO-Approved
Nevada
10/30-Hour OSHA Training
Department of Business & Industry (DBI)
Occupational Safety Training (SB122 - Section 11)
Washington
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training
Department of Health (DOH)
Consultant Certificate Requirements (WAC 246-72-020)
Vermont
General Employee Training
Cannabis Control Board (CCB)
Employment & Training Requirements (Rule 2 - 2.2.5)
Federal Authorization
Steering International Standards, Our Compliance Training Showcases "Global Excellence", Meticulously Designed For The Cannabis Industry, Guaranteeing Your Workforce's Unwavering Regulatory Compliance.
ANSI
Cannabis Product Handler Certification
ANSI National Accreditation Board
ANAB Authorized: PENDING
ANAB
Responsible Vendor Training
Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
Occupational Safety Training (SB122 - Section 11)
EPA
Worker Protection Standard (WPS)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
EPA Authorized Compliance Trainer
OSHA
10/30-Hour General Industry Training
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer
Canada Province Compliance
Steering International Standards, Our Compliance Training Showcases "Global Excellence", Meticulously Designed For The Cannabis Industry, Guaranteeing Your Workforce's Unwavering Regulatory Compliance.
Alberta
Cannabis SellSafe Staff Training
Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC)
ANAB Authorized: PENDING
British Columbia
Responsible Cannabis Service Training
Liquor & Cannabis Licensing (LCL)
Responsible Service BC
Manitoba
Responsible Cannabis Service Certification
Liquor, Gaming & Cannabis Authority
EPA Authorized Compliance Trainer
Nunavut
Retail Cannabis Employee Training
Liquor & Cannabis Commission (NULC)
OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer
Newfoundland & Labrador
Responsible Retail Cannabis Certification
ANSI National Accreditation Board
ANAB Authorized: PENDING
Nova Scotia
CannSell Standard Certification
Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC)
Occupational Safety Training (SB122 - Section 11)
Ontario
CannSell Standard Certification
Alcohol & Gaming Commission (AGCO)
EPA Authorized Compliance Trainer
Prince Edward Island
Retail Cannabis Employee Training
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer
Saskatchewan
Responsible Sales Certification
Tourism Saskatchewan Canada
ANAB Authorized: PENDING
Yukon
BARS Professional Certification
Yukon Liquor Corporation
Occupational Safety Training (SB122 - Section 11)

Team Management

Team Enrollments & Compliance Management Was BROKEN By Cannabis Training Providers (So We Fixed It)...

Unified Cannabis Industry Standards

By unifying cannabis industry standards demonstrates it demonstrates how committed we are to helping assure the industry the use of safe, quality production methods and a safe work environment. Our curriculum is developed based on current standards established by the World Health Organization (WHO) by adopting Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

Using a formalized Body of Knowledge (BOK) refers to sources that’s not related to a single jurisdiction, allowing a truly international cannabis education covering standards developed through participation by representatives of all interested parties, transparent, consensus-based, and subject to appropriate due process mechanisms.

We offer a comprehensive, proactive approach to cannabis quality management through implementing cannabis-specific, detailed safety, process, design, and performance requirements based on existing international quality and safety guidelines in pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, food safety, and agriculture.

Complicated Terminology Can Confuse Differences Between Standards, Regulations & Laws... Knowing What They Are & How They Interact Is Essential.
Our Subject Matter Experts (SME's) & Instructional Design Team Have Developed Curricula Implementing International Standards To Answer Unmet Training Needs In The Cannabis Industry That'll Protect Public Health, Consumer Safety & Safeguard Our Communities While Supporting Industry Growth.
Laws vs. Regulations vs. Standards
Industry Standards
Workforce Development
Annual Compliance
If used consistently, set standards and proper guidelines ensure operational quality, team safety, and efficiency. Requirements vary per the legal jurisdiction.
Government Regulations
Workplace Compliance
Cannabis Standards
Details on how laws are enforced or carried out are referred to as rules or administrative laws. They carry the force of law – application is mandatory.
Jurisdictional Laws
Licensed Operations
Industry Frameworks
Statutes made by the government are enacted by a legislative body and signed by the ranking official. Operators must abide by these to be in compliance.

American Herbal Products Association

Founded in 1982, the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) is the national trade association and voice of the herbal and natural products industries. AHPA is comprised of more than 350 member companies, consisting primarily of domestic and foreign companies doing business as growers, processors, manufacturers, and marketers of herbal products.

In 2010 AHPA established a Cannabis Committee to under take the task of developing of national recommendations to regulators that address sensible regulatory practices for hemp and cannabis products. It engages in legislative advocacy, educational initiatives, and quality control standards to foster the integrity and sustainability of herbal.

AHPA aims to foster responsible and sustainable trade of herbal products, ensuring consumers can access a diverse range of safe goods with informed choices. Their vision is to make high-quality herbal products easily accessible and widely utilized by consumers. AHPA strives to promote consumer safety and awareness in the herbal product market. Ultimately, they seek to enhance the availability and usage herbal goods.

What Does AHPA Do in the Cannabis Industry? Being the Oldest Non-Profit Organization Specializing in Herbal Industry Service, the Association Focuses on Legislative & Regulatory Advocacy, Research, and Public Education to Support the Integration of Products into the American Lifestyle While Maintaining High Ethical Standards & Environmental Stewardship.
AHPA’s Members Represent The Growers, Processors & Manufacturers Of Herbal & Botanical Products In The Cannabis Industry.

AHPA Guidelines

Cultivation & Processing
Establish good practices and learn the best cultivation and proper handling procedures for operations that are provided in post-harvest processing of cannabis.
Product Manufacturer
Federally recognized Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) for botanical and nutraceutical products ensure standards are maintained in manufacturing operations.
Cannabis Distribution
Distribution operations are the pivotal link connecting the cultivators, manufacturers, and dispensaries; specializing in detailed logistics, transportation, and compliance.
Laboratory Analysis
Labs test for a wide range of parameters such as cannabinoid profiles, terpene content, and the presence of contaminants such as impurities pesticides, and heavy metals.

American Herbal Pharmacopoeia

The mission of the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia® (AHP) is to promote the responsible use of herbal medicines and ensure they are used with the highest possible degree of efficacy and safety. The primary way to accomplish this is through the development of standards of identity, purity, and analysis, as well as to review data regarding the efficacy and safety.

These works will be disseminated through a variety of AHP publications such as monographs, textbooks, and other educational materials; workshops and conferences; electronic media, and other avenues of distribution as are appropriate. AHP began developing monographs in 1994, and intends to produce 300 monographs on botanicals.

Once completed, these monographs, including many of the Ayurvedic, Chinese and Western herbs most frequently used in the United States, represent the most comprehensive and critically reviewed body of information on herbal medicines in the English language, and will serve as a primary reference for academicians and health providers.

What is the AHP? Established in 1995, the AHP is a non-profit organization with a mission to promote the responsible use of herbal products and medicines.
The AHP Produces Critically Reviewed Documents Called Monographs That Outline the Quality Control Criteria Needed for Ensuring the Identity, Purity & Quality of Botanical Raw Materials. Beyond Monographs, AHP Engages in Research, Education & Advocacy to Elevate Botanicals in Healthcare, Emphasizing Ethical Sustainability.

AHP Standards

Cannabis Monograph
Purpose
The primary focus of all monographs is to provide testing standards that provide scientifically valid ways for ensuring the identity, purity, potency, and quality of botanical raw materials.
Analysis Methods
Standards
Every monograph contains a suite of identification and quality tests to meet standards, including botanical, macroscopic and microscopic, and chemical characterizations.
Therapeutic Compendium
Literature
The Therapeutic Compendium is a review available medical literature for Cannabis. It includes historic herbal medicine experience along with a review of modern literature.

ANSI/ANAB Cannabis Standards

The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) is the largest multi-disciplinary accreditation body in the western hemisphere, with more than 2,500 organizations accredited in approximately 80 countries. ANSI has long-term effort to support safety, quality, and consumer health amid the continued growth of the cannabis industry.

As part of the new program, ANAB will assess and accredit certificate programs as conforming to the requirements of ASTM D8403-21, Standard Practice for Certificate Programs within the Cannabis and Hemp Industries, developed by ASTM International’s Subcommittee D37.06 on personnel training, assessment, credentialing.

ANAB staff were members of this committee and provided significant input on the design of the standard. They facilitate the issuance of trusted, scientific results by assessed and accredited conformity assessment bodies and confidence in the quality and safety of the products and services that they certify. This is our service to our customers and stakeholders.

The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) Provides Accreditation & Training Services to the Certification Body, Validation & Verification Body, Inspection & Laboratory Related Communities.
ANAB Assesses & Then Accredits Organizations to International & Domestic Standards & Requirements. ANAB Has Signatory Status Across Arrangements of the International Accreditation Forum.

ANSI/ANAB Accreditations

Certificate Accreditation
ASTM D8403-21
Certificate Programs
The new Cannabis Certificate Accreditation Program (C-CAP) assesses and recognizes training and education programs within the cannabis/hemp industries.
Testing Laboratory
ISO/IEC 17025
Analysis Standards
ANAB’s testing labs perform chemical, microbiological, and/or non-destructive cannabis analyses, and products fall under the Accreditation Program.
Personnel Certification
ISO/IEC 17024
Competency Frameworks
ANAB ISO / IEC 17024 is the premiere certification accreditation program globally. There 200+ certifications accredited by ANAB.

ASTM International Standards

ASTM International is an international standards organization that develops and publishes voluntary consensus technical standards for a wide range of materials, products, systems, and services. Over 12,000 ASTM standards operate globally. Combined with their innovative business services and certification offerings, they enhance performance and help boost confidence in products they buy and use.

ASTM standards promote focus on public health and safety, expand leadership position in the standards community, and broaden the international use of ASTM in the cannabis industry. This helps the cannabis industry attract and retain technical experts from around the world by a collaborative environment that meets industry needs.

Adopting ASTM standards ensures our curriculum will always be relevant to enhance the technical quality of standards and related content by providing a best-in-class, scalable development infrastructure. To create a truly international cannabis industry, we must understand global societal needs and service stakeholders through the integration of innovative education solutions.

The ASTM International Organization (Not-For-Profit & Non-Governmental) Develops Voluntary Consensus Standards & Defers To Appropriate Gov't Authorities To Determine Regulatory Framework Regarding The Control & Impact With The Cannabis Industry.
In a Short time, D37 has Emerged as the Global Leader in the Development of Cannabis & Hemp Standards & has Become the Trusted Industry Resource.

ASTM Accreditations

Cannabis Standards
Committee D37
Standards Development
From cultivators and consumers to labs and legislators, international standardization eliminates any confusion by defining what quality, safe, and compliant mean.
Proficiency Testing
CANNQ/HEMPQ
Hemp Flower (HFL)
ASTM’s robust range of testing solutions and certification programs helps laboratories, cultivators, producers, and more implement industry standards.
Cannabis Training
ASTM Standards
Competency Frameworks
To ensure compliance, quality, and proper safety, stakeholders should be trained and certified on established best practices and standard operating procedures.

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an independent, non-governmental international organization that brings global experts together to agree on the best ways of doing things. From quality management in the cannabis industry to Artificial Intelligence (AI), their mission is to make lives easier, safer and better – for everyone, everywhere. Standards define what great looks like, setting benchmarks for businesses.

Standards are the distilled wisdom of people with expertise in their subject matter and who know the needs of the organizations they represent – people such as manufacturers, sellers, buyers, customers, trade associations, users, or regulators. International standards ensure that the products and services you use daily are safe, reliable, and of high quality.

Implementing cannabis industry standards guides businesses in adopting sustainable and ethical practices, helping to create a future where your purchases not only perform excellently but also safeguard our planet. In essence, standards seamlessly blend quality with conscience, enhancing your everyday experiences and choices.

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Is an Independent, Non-Governmental International Organization With a Membership of 170 National Standards Bodies. It Brings Together Experts to Share Knowledge & Develop Voluntary, Consensus-Based, Market Relevant International Standards That Support Innovation & Provide Solutions to Global Challenges & Bring Experts Together.​

ISO International Standards

Quality Management
ISO/IEC 9001:2015
ISO Certification
ISO / IEC 9001 is a global standard that outlines operations. Adhering to it can improve business performance and the satisfaction of the customer.
Testing Laboratory
ISO/IEC 17025:2017
Consumer Safety
Requirements for accreditation to laboratories that do analytical testing on cannabis. Testing products verifies that they are safe for consumption.
ISO Standards
International Organization
Competency Frameworks
Standards are the distilled wisdom of people with expertise in their subject matter - people such as manufacturers, sellers, users or regulators.

Good Manufacturing Practices

Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) is the aspect of quality assurance that ensures that medicinal products are consistently produced and controlled to the quality standards appropriate to their intended use and as required by the product specification. The World Health Assembly accepted the first version of the Certification Scheme on the quality of pharmaceutical products.

GMP defines quality measures for both production and quality control and defines general measures to ensure that processes necessary for production and testing are clearly defined, validated, reviewed, and documented and that the personnel, premises, and materials are suitable for the production of pharmaceuticals and biologicals including vaccines.

Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) are, in most cases, interchangeable. GMP meaning the basic regulation promulgated by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ensure that manufacturers are taking proactive steps to guarantee their products are safe and effective. cGMP, on the other hand, was implemented by the FDA to ensure continuous improvement in the approach of manufacturers to product quality. 

The GMP Unified Standards for the Cannabis Industry Aim to Elevate Product Quality & Safety by Establishing Comprehensive Guidelines That Span Across All Key Facets of the Industry, Including Cultivation, Extraction, & Retail. These Standards Are Crafted to Be Proactive, Focusing on Quality Management Throughout the Production Process, Rather Than Solely Relying on Post-Production Testing. This Approach Not Only Enhances Consumer Safety but Also Promotes Operational Efficiency & Product Consistency Within the Cannabis Sector.

GMP Standards

Quality Team
Quality Assurance
Quality Team
Members will perform quality assessments on operations to identify problems & develop appropriate corrective measures.
Process Validation
Good Manufacturing Practice
Process Validation
Validation is the documented act of demonstrating instruments, processes, and activities that are regularly used or done.
Surprise Audits
Quality Control
Surprise Audits
A surprise audit every now & then can help gain a more accurate insight into what goes on in the facility to identify real root causes of non-compliance & take action before it progresses into a larger issue.
Compliance Training
Risk Management
Compliance Training
Providing compliance training to staff is the best way to ensure compliance with GMP standards to gain a better understanding of GMP & continually improve operations.

Good Laboratory Practices

Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) is a quality system of management controls for research laboratories and organizations to ensure the uniformity, consistency, reliability, reproducibility, quality, and integrity of products in development for human or animal health (including pharmaceuticals) through non-clinical safety tests; from physio-chemical properties.

Good Laboratory Practices are put in place to protect the quality of laboratory data. In any pharmaceutical lab, Good Laboratory Practice is based on written documentation of the work being done. These are Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). SOPs detail the different practices to follow for the purpose of cannabis quality assurance standards. 

The main goal is to promote consistency across all practices in a laboratory setting. SOPs should cover the purpose of a procedure, the responsible personnel, and the step-by-step actions that need to be taken. With clear guidelines, labs can ensure transparency and accountability in the event of any production errors. It is essential that quality is not sacrificed at any production stage.

Good Laboratory Practices Form the Bedrock Upon Which High-Quality, Reliable & Reproducible Laboratory Work Is Built. By Adhering to These Principles, Laboratories Can Assure Stakeholders of the Integrity & Reliability of Their Data, Thus Contributing to the Advancement of Scientific Knowledge & the Development of Safe & Effective Products & Technologies. Enhanceing the Credibility of Research.

GLP Standards

Quality Control
ISO/IEC 17025
Quality Control
Serves as one of the most critical functions in consumer product manufacturing as a laboratory has the final say on product release based on adherence to established specifications.
Standard Operating Procedures
ISO/IEC 17025
Standard Operating Procedures
Are stand-alone sets of step-by-step instructions which allow workers to consistently carry out routine operations & documented training confirms an employee’s comprehension of their job tasks.
ISO Standards
ISO/IEC 17025
Test Method Transfer
Common practices using purchase equipment from vendors that provide “validated” test methods, so there is no formal verification by the laboratory itself to demonstrate the method validated by the vendor.

Good Agriculture & Collection Practices

Good Agricultural and Collection Practices (GACP) guidelines were developed to create a single supranational framework to ensure appropriate and consistent quality in the cultivation and production of medicinal plants and herbal substances. They were developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) with the aim of improving the quality of medicinal plants being used in herbal medicines in the commercial market.

The GACP guidelines provide a basis for homogenized national or regional standards for the cultivation and collection of medicinal plants and should therefore be viewed as an effective “working tool” whose benefits are to reduce waste, ensure the quality of raw material, and gain market credibility.

Production and primary processing of medicinal plants and herbal substances have a direct influence on the final quality of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) produced and such production and primary processing actions can constitute the first step in the quality assurance process, which is central to compliance with the GACP guidelines.

What does the USDA do? Serves as a Blueprint for Entities of All Sizes Within the Industry, By Utilizing These Guidelines & Assessment Tools, the Industry Can Assure the Integrity of Herbal Materials Used in Consumer Products.
This Includes Ensuring Accurate Identification, the Absence of Harmful Contaminants, & Compliance With Quality Standards. These Practices Directly Impact the Quality of the Product.

GACP Standards

Botanical Identity
GACP-GMP Guidance
Botanical Identity
Botanical identity & quality must be assured throughout the growing, harvesting, post-harvest handling & further processing of botanical materials.
Wild Collection
GACP-GMP Guidance
Wild Collection
Many botanicals in trade are collected in the wild rather than cultivated that involves the choice of collection location to the techniques used to find new cannabis genetics.
Agriculture Standards
GACP-GMP Guidance
Agriculture Standards
Operations that grow and/or harvest crops that are food-based includes wild collection operations to ensure the quality and freedom from contamination of produce.

That Un-Fun Responsible Vendor Training

Date: May 22, 2024
From the desk of Evan Erickson

Despite common misconceptions, Responsible Vendor Training (RVT) is far from being a mundane obligation. In fact, when utilized correctly, it can significantly grow your cannabis business and revenue.

The essentials cover effective methods, key performance indicators, essential terminology, and identifying team members responsible for compliance training.

Let’s first understand what role this certification encompasess…

RVT is pivotal for ensuring compliance, enhancing customer service, maintaining operational standards, and ultimately, safeguarding your business’s license. It’s not merely a regulatory requirement; it’s a strategic tool for growth and stability.

The goal of certification is to guide your team through the entirety of compliance awareness, ensuring they not only understand regulations but also apply them effectively in day-to-day operations.

Embracing Effective Responsible Vendor Training

By understanding and implementing the skills of a responsible cannabis vendor, you’ll expedite your business potential, ensuring your team is knowledgeable, your operation is compliant, and your customers are safe.

It’s an often-overlooked aspect of operations, but when a team has consistent procedures and a shared- knowledge base, the growth is limitless.  Consistency, compliance, and customer satisfaction are just a few of the many benefits of investing in Responsible Vendor Training for your team…

Revolutionize Your Operating Procedures and Stay Compliant with RVT Responsible Vendor Training!

Think RVT is just a regulatory hoop? Think again! It’s your powerhouse tool for growth and compliance. Jump into the world of RVT,  where you’ll navigate three dynamic training realms:

The Types of Topics You’ll Cover...

Remember, RVT isn’t just a requirement; it’s your secret weapon in a competitive market. With studies showing the importance of training in maintaining compliance and customer trust, it’s clear that taking just ANY training is going to cut it.

Ensuring staff are well-versed in compliance, health and safety, and customer education, is the backbone of integrity in the cannabis market.

Maintaining meticulous training records is not only a regulatory mandate but also a testament to a business’s dedication to responsible operations.

Tracking the Impact of Responsible Vendor Training
Harnessing the Power of Data in Responsible Vendor Training

Do you know how we ensure the effectiveness of our Responsible Vendor Training (RVT)? We track it… meticulously. Let’s dive into some data:

Consider this scenario – a detailed report illustrates the compliance rates across various cannabis businesses before and after implementing our RVT program. The findings don’t lie:

Another report demonstrates how well-trained staff significantly reduced safety incidents in the workplace. Before RVT, safety breaches were a concern, with an occurrence rate of about 30%. After comprehensive training, these incidents plummeted to below 10%.

The message is clear:

The Unrivaled Impact of Effective Training in the Cannabis Industry

Whether your team’s knowledge of cannabis laws has gaps, their customer service skills need polishing, or their safety practices are not up to par, nothing transforms a cannabis business like effective Responsible Vendor Training.

Hands down, there is no other strategy that enhances compliance, improves safety, and boosts customer satisfaction in the cannabis industry like RVT.

This isn’t just about meeting legal requirements; it’s about elevating your business to new heights of professionalism and trust.

The "Un-Fun," but Essential Stuff
...And Your Customers Will Love You & Look Forward Shopping With Your Employees.

Just like the persistent myth that compliance programs are “un-fun” and the belief that Responsible Vendor Training (RVT) is just a tedious legal formality, let us tell you, it’s far from the truth…

Let’s see the real impact of consistent training for the cannabis industry’s workers…

Just like ending prohibition revolutionized the alcohol industry, legalization is revolutionizing the cannabis industry and RVT is its approach to gov’t compliance and consumer safety.

A study by Buller et al. (2017) in the American Journal of Public Health revealed a striking improvement in compliance rates following RVT.

Pre-RTV training, compliance with critical ID checking regulations was sitting at a moderate 69%…

So, why do we emphasize RVT? It’s not just about avoiding penalties. The real goal of RVT is to guide your team through every stage of compliance – from understanding laws to effective customer interaction.

Starting from the foundational knowledge of laws and regulations, they’ll navigate through the complexities of ID verification, understand the nuances of customer service, and eventually, become advocates of safe and responsible cannabis sales.

With RVT, it’s about moving from risk to responsibility, from compliance to excellence.

And just like with government compliance, where tracking a single product from “Seed-to-Sale” is required, in RVT, every training session and compliance check adds value to your business, ensuring safety and growth in your business.

Well then, the pressing question arises…

"If Responsible Vendor Training is so crucial, why does it seem so daunting and overwhelming?"

Let’s be candid: Navigating state compliance regulations has become increasingly challenging. 

The cost of ensuring compliance is on the rise. Regulations in the cannabis industry are constantly changing, becoming more stringent.

Navigating these regulations?

It’s like trying to solve a constantly evolving puzzle. The landscape of legal compliance has never been more intricate, and gaining the trust and understanding of your team is an uphill battle.

In this ever-changing environment, it’s natural to encounter confusion, apprehension, and even frustration.

Costs associated with compliance are increasing, while understanding the nuances of these laws is akin to finding your way through a densely crowded and ever-changing maze.

Dispensary owners often express their struggles, as staying compliant feels like navigating through a sticky web of regulations. As challenging as it is to maintain an engaged team in an industry that is moving so quickly, your employees will appreciate knowing exactly how to stay compliant.  They’ll thank you. 

But here’s our assurance, drawn from our in-depth experience and observation in the cannabis industry: This training doesn’t have to be difficult, drawn-out, or tedious. 

The reality is, that just as government regulations are an annoyance, they are crucial. Responsible Cannabis Vendor Certification Programs ensure that there is nothing to second guess, allowing you to operate smoothly, compliantly, and upward…

You Can Still Establish a Reliable System That Ensures Compliance at the Push of a Button...

The Responsible Vendor Training program offers a clear, step-by-step framework for implementing effective compliance strategies in the ever-evolving cannabis industry.

From an in-depth understanding of state laws and regulations to practical execution and recordkeeping, you’ll master all aspects needed to maintain compliance and mitigate risks.

You’ll learn how to engage your team effectively, ensure understanding and retention of critical information, and manage any challenges that arise.

Alongside the detailed training modules, you’ll receive a resource kit filled with notes, tools, templates, and checklists, enabling you to apply your newfound knowledge in real-world scenarios.

Applying these resources effectively means walking away with a solid compliance strategy, an engaged team, and a system in place to monitor ongoing adherence.

You will establish a sustainable and efficient process to maintain compliance as an integral part of your business operations.

This program is ideal for anyone aiming to enhance their knowledge of cannabis compliance, improve their operational standards, and safeguard their business.

...And Your Team Will Embrace It & Look Forward to Their Training Sessions...
Accreditations & Authorizations
Our "Claim-to-Fame" Is Being The Most Accredited (or Authorized) Training Provider In The Industry To ENSURE What We Do Actually Meets ALL Those Never-Ending Regulator Requirements.
Cannabis Niches
By Combining Courses, Accredited Certifications & Community-Based Learning, We Provide Cannabis Learners Everything Needed To Stand-Out In The Industry (+ Look Really Smart While Doing It).
The Industry Moves Fast, We're A Cannabis Skills & Talent Development Platform That Curates "Best-in-Class" Niche Training That'll Make Becoming An Expert Easy.
Community Experience
Here Are Some Measurable & Tangible Results From Our Community So Welcome To Our World So We Hope You Find Our Training TRULY Enriching, But Here's What Just A Few Learners Have To Say. 
Jonathon Tecum-Chavez
Jonathon Tecum-Chavez
Co-Founder, THC GO Delivery
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"Green CulturED's Cannabis Delivery Certification gave us the chance to learn the way it is supposed to be done. By partnering with Green CulturED, our drivers receive the best standardized training. I'm very grateful we were able to use their resources as we started our operations in New Jersey."
- Mary Kate Haller,
- Mary Kate Haller,
HR Director, Local Cannabis Co.
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"Green CulturED Headquarters (HQ) is hands down one of the best investments I have ever made for my team members' training. Applying what my employees and I have learned has had a profoundly positive effect not just within my business profitability but my understanding of the cannabis industry as a "whole" works."
- Scott Morris
- Scott Morris
Dispensary Manager, Trulieve
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"Green CulturED, in general, has been like a college experience. It gave me the opportunity to make money and train while working. It helped me pay for my education while managing dispensary operations without taking out a $100,000 loan for a degree that I may or may not have used to land a very boring, normal job working 9 - 5."
Robert K.
Robert K.
Cannabis Enthusiast
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"With the certifications and programs I was most interested in learning, I was able to secure a job at a local cannabis business and hope to start my career and my path towards the cannabis industry, and pursue my goals."
Shiv S.
Shiv S.
Dispensary Manager
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"Just love it. One of a kind educational material offered here! Exceptionally well articulated and presented that keeps us engaged and curious."
Rachel Kent
Rachel Kent
Operations Supervisor
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"Super happy that we found an answer to our multi-store training problem. Since I can delegate team leaders from different dispensaries, they can assign training when they need it. I don't have to be hands-on with new hires and certificate renewals but still have the option to access the training records when I need to. Thanks Green CulturED!"
Paul Grant
Paul Grant
Delivery Manager
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"My delivery drivers struggle communicating with the dispensaries sometimes. The private messaging option allows my drivers to easily message the store, put urgent notifications into the group feed, and keep all of the transportation messages in one place. This really helps us if we need to review any communication between order notes."
Kyle Schwimmer
Kyle Schwimmer
Cultivation Manager
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"When we started our grow, we wanted to make sure our products were of the highest quality. Green CulturED's cultivation programs helped us understand how it is supposed to be done. Since we started implementing what we learned in the training, our overall harvest produced a purer product with a higher yield a to compete with the big players."
Saraia Patel
Saraia Patel
Dispensary Manager
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"In Massachusetts, RVT is required for all of our employees. Green CulturED's training format, automated emails, and easy-to-access certificates make it really easy for our compliance team to stay organized and retain the records that confirm we trained our employees. We wouldn't be able to do that without the manager portal and team dashboard."
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