Certification Details

Training Time: 4:00 Hours (Required)

Enrollment Duration: 90-Day Access

Credential Issued: Badge & Certificate

MMCC Authorized: XXXXX

Team Enrollment: 20 – 40% Discount

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Maryland Dispensary Agent Certification

Accredited: Green CulturED has been authorized by the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) (Approval: #XXXXX) as a provider to deliver the Cannabis Dispensary Agent Training (CDAT) for all licensed retail operations.

The MMCC develops policies, procedures, and regulations for helping implement programs that ensure medical cannabis is available to qualifying patients in a safe and effective manner. Our CDAT certification is made for every registered agent working on the “dispensary frontlines” in Maryland’s regulated cannabis industry to make medical cannabis available to qualifying patients in a safe and effective manner. Completing compliance programs will help to help ensure a high-quality consumer experience and provide comprehensive training resources for agents.

Learn the purpose of the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC or the Commission) is to develop all the policies, procedures, guidelines, and regulations to implement programs to make regulated cannabis commercially available. We’re an organization designated by MMCC to provide this CDAT that’s a separate and independent body that’s been approved to provide training to registered agents of Maryland licensed cannabis dispensaries. The CDAT program must prepare all participants to pass a post-training test with a score of 70%+ or better to finish.

This covers federal and state cannabis laws and regulations along with other laws and regulations pertinent to the dispensary agent’s responsibilities. In addition, a wide range of cannabis industry topics are covered, such as Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), diversion detection and prevention of cannabis theft, security and safety procedures, cannabis pharmacology and all of its active components, potential drug interactions, and safety issues for cannabis usage, and much more.

CDAT certification support licensee compliance and enhances the public safety of Maryland consumers as they consume cannabis and dispensary employees when they’re working. All licensed dispensaries must ensure all their employees receive this annual training that’s been designated as a CDAT signifies that our training materials have been vetted by the MMCC to meet the legal compliance mandates.

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Micro-Learning Format

  • Time: 4:00 Hours (Required)
  • Video: 8 Self-Paced Training
  • Resource: 8 eBooks (PDF)
  • Glossary: State Legal Terms
  • Assessments: 8 Quizzes
  • Grade: 70%+ Required
  • Display: Badge & Certificate
  • Validity: 1-Year Renewal
  • Language: English (CC)
  • Enrollment: 90-Day Access
  • Format: On-Demand Video
  • Authorized: #XXXXX

Core Curriculum

Our Accredited Dispensary Agent Training Facilitates Speedy Staff Development so They’re 100% Fully-Compliant When Working Within Any Retail Operation.

Regulated Cannabis & Government Laws

Maryland Cannabis Laws

Learn legal requirements to promote public safety and reduce harm by regulating cannabis through strict regulation of all the licensing and operations to protect the consumer’s health and the safety of the community by holding operators to all the highest industry standards.


Training Time: X:XX Hours (Average)

eBook Resource: XX Pages (PDF File)

Final Assessment: 20 Questions (70%+)

USA Laws History

Learn how the United States of America laws have all changed over the decades to now being legalized in many states and it’s being regulated to provide patients with “Medical Registries” to become registered that allows them to use all cannabis legally and medically buy any product.


Training Time: 1:31 Hours (Average)

eBook Resource: 38 Pages (PDF File)

Final Assessment: 20 Questions (70%+)

Detect & Prevent Diversion

You’ll learn how to prevent all diversion you’ll find in the cannabis industry is a very serious issue so learn how to never fear a gov’t forcible regulator shutdown by stopping the transfer of products from a legal or authorized legal and/or medically necessary use to illegal possession.


Training Time: 1:13 Hours (Average)

eBook Resource: 24 Pages (PDF File)

Final Assessment: 20 Questions (70%+)

Safety & Security Practices

Discover important challenges for security and safety considerations in the cannabis industry since every licensed operation must safeguard all of the products, facilities, employees, and its reputation amid the heavily regulated business landscape to implement the very best practices.


Training Time: 1:55 Hours (Average)

eBook Resource: 51 Pages (PDF File)

Final Assessment: 20 Questions (70%+)

Consumer Safety & Security Practices

Cannabis Abuse Signs

Find how excessive cannabis use can lead to the development of problem usage (aka “Cannabis Use Disorder”) so you’ll learn how they’re often associated with dependence in which a person feels withdrawal symptoms when not taking the drug and physical discomfort that happens.


Training Time: 46 Minutes (Average)

eBook Resource: 14 Pages (PDF File)

Final Assessment: 20 Questions (70%+)

Effects & Impairment

Learn about potential Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) therapeutic effects, any health risks of using cannabis, and the effects caused by this psychoactive cannabinoid chemical called THC so let’s set the bar high and learn why we have a responsibility to use it safely and respectfully.


Training Time: 1:19 Hours (Average)

eBook Resource: 28 Pages (PDF File)

Final Assessment: 20 Questions (70%+)

Medical Dosage Protocol

Most medical cannabis patients will always be self-administering all of their medicine, so learn how it’s your responsibility to give them the information they will need to make informed decisions about how to properly dose a wide range of cannabis products and all their effects.


Training Time: 47 Minutes (Average)

eBook Resource: 14 Pages (PDF File)

Final Assessment: 20 Questions (70%+)

Consumer Safety & Health

As with most substances, the use of cannabis comes with some risk so learn about how to be responsible using it and tips depending on how or where you use it and what you plan on doing by using it responsibly then we can all build a culture where responsible use is the only use.


Training Time: 1:12 Hours (Average)

eBook Resource: 25 Pages (PDF File)

Final Assessment: 20 Questions (70%+)

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Micro-Learning Experience

Engaging & Interactive Training

  • Access to all micro-learning videos, each is filled with engaging videos & digital materials created by leading EXPERTS who do this every day in the cannabis industry.

Supplemental Learning Activities

  • Downloadable resources & access activities anytime from any device or via our Mobile App to complete your training anywhere & even 100% offline (NO Internet is required).

Knowledge Assessment Quiz

  • Assessments are at the very end of every micro-learning module so you'll need to ACHIEVE a grade of at least 70% to assess & validate your cannabis industry knowledge.

Digital Certificates & Badges

  • Upon passing, instantly receive your digital certificate(s) and/or badge(s) that acknowledges your accomplishment & DISPLAY your knowledge on LinkedIn to build credibility.

Responsive Support Team

  • You’ll see we’re quite different by how our team provides a thoughtful, HUMAN response to all your inquiries in two (2) hours or less (during Monday – Friday business hours).

Members-Only Community

  • You'll join our EXCLUSIVE member community, where we'll help you build a network with professionals in the cannabis industry & alert you to opportunities that fit your skillset.

Our Guarantees

Our Customer Satisfaction Guarantee Completely Removes RISK From You & Places it Squarely on Us so if You're Not 100% Satisfied, We'll Promptly Refund Your Enrollment... No Questions Asked.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

At Green CulturED, we guarantee your satisfaction. We guarantee you’re going to love the total eLearning solutions that we're frequently adding new features and training from our Platform Roadmap as requested by our community (and YOU)!

But if at any time during the first 30-days you're unsatisfied with all of our really incredible eLearning solutions you've accessed, let our team know and we'll be HAPPY to process a 100% full refund with no questions asked, so go ahead with:

  • Platform "Test-Driving"... give it a try & report back, if you're not happy with your platform experience, then we'll refund you 100% right away.
  • 100% Safe & Secure Checkout... payment processed through secure merchant gateway networks & we’re very excited to have you join us!

Industry-Leading Support

Green CulturED serves as an "extension to your team" (or as your "personal cheerleader") and working with us is like inheriting a highly-skilled, extremely positive TOTAL eLearning solutions team to support you with our expertise.

Our cannabis industry-leading support team provides a very thoughtful, human response to all your inquiries in two (2) hours or LESS (Monday - Friday business hours). In an industry where a "good" response time is 1 - 2 days (at their best).

You'll see we're very different and how we exercise "extreme ownership" to help support YOU. Our team is determined to provide individualized, very responsive support that you should receive from anyone who is dedicated to your success!

Accessibility Compliant Platform

One of the biggest challenges that learners face today is "accessibility" in their eLearning solutions. Our platform is American Disability Act (ADA), Accessible Canada Act, etc. compliant, and why we started our "Industry Impact Program".

We are sensitive to disabilities so we provide closed-captioning (sub-titles) for hearing-impaired and screen readers for visually-impaired individuals who want to learn. We have worked extensively to MEET these "accessibility" standards.

Our platform is composed of a complex system with many aspects of development that are always evolving so "accessibility" is NOT a state so it's a continuous process of improvement in response to our learners and platform functionality.

Accreditation & Authorization

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 Cannabis Regulator Requirements.

Colorado MED

We're authorized by Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) to deliver our entire Responsible Vendor, Cannabis Delivery, Hospitality & Social Consumption required training.

MED Authorized

Massachusetts CCC

We've been authorized by the Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) in Massachusetts state to provide the Basic & Advanced Responsible Vendor Training Curriculum that is required.

CCC Authorized

Illinois IDFPR

We're authorized by the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation (IDFPR) to provide their state-required Responsible Vendor compliance training for handling cannabis.

IDFPR Authorized

West Virginia OMC

Authorized by West Virginia's Department of Health & Human Resources (DHHR) where the Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC) has authorized our state-required industry education certification.

OMC Authorized

Alaska AMCO

Authorized by Alaska's Alcohol & Marijuana Control Office (AMCO) to deliver our entire Marijuana Handler Permit training that is required for all of the state's licensed establishment agents.

AMCO Authorized
Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Federal OSHA

Authorized Outreach Trainers for the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) to provide Department of Labor (DOL) 10/30-Hour Card via our recognized Authorized OSHA Trainer team.

OSHA Authorized

Utah UDAF

Authorized by Utah Department of Agricultural & Food (UDAF) has authorized as a 3rd-party training program provider to certify all of the medical cannabis agents that are required to be compliant.

Utah Authorized

Washington DOH

Authorized by Washington's Department of Health (DOH) to provide their medical cannabis consultant training program that is required in all licensed retail stores with a medical endorsement.

Washington Authorized

Washington DC DOH

We're authorized by Washington D.C.'s Department of Health (DOH) to deliver their medical cannabis industry certification that will be required for every manager of licensed facilities in the district.

District Authorized

Ohio BOP

Authorized by the Ohio Board of Pharmacy (BOP) as a foundational dispensary & continuing education to certify all employees that are required to be compliant in the state's medical cannabis industry.

Ohio Authorized

Vermont CCB

Authorized by the Vermont Cannabis Control Board (CCB) as an authorized trainer of customer-facing employees of retail cannabis establishments in the state to legally sell products to consumers.

Vermont Authorized

Maryland

We're authorized by Maryland's Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) to deliver their Cannabis Dispensary Agent Training (CDAT) as a responsible training provider that's required to be compliant.

Maryland Authorized

Federal EPA

Authorized Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Trainers for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide their compliance training to "Agricultural Workers" & "Pesticide Handlers" employees.

EPA Authorized

NCIA Association

We're a member of the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) who's a top-notch non-profit that's always advancing the interests of our cannabis & how they're supporting our economy.

NCIA Member

SHRM Membership

As a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) which is a professional membership association that promotes the role of Human Resources (HR) via education.

SHRM Member