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Dispensary Technician Role & Medical Advice

Retail Dispensary

The cannabis industry is one of the most dynamic and rewarding places to be at this moment in history. As a member of a licensed cannabis retailer, you are one of the front-line faces of this new industry, and at times, the first-person customers will encounter. You represent the licensed cannabis retailer’s values and should…

Is Dispensary Etiquette A Real Thing?

Dispensary Etiquette A Real Thing

For the ones going to the cannabis dispensary for the first time, the experience can turn out to be unsettling. Even though cannabis has umpteen number of benefits for both recreational and medical users, the knowledge regarding what exactly to buy shall elude you. Besides, cannabis has always had a stigma around its use for…

What’s It Like To Be A Budtender?

Become a Master Grower

‘Budtender’ isn’t exactly the term that many of them prefer to use for themselves. Many of them consider it a tongue and cheek title and many Budtenders prefer to be called ‘dispensary agents‘ or ‘dispensary technicians‘. Out of towners seeking a recreational toke smirk at the term every time they hear it, Budtenders (as individuals)…

Talking to Dispensary Workers About Body Odor

A colleague needs a shower. A co-worker should wear socks. A dispensary manager is asking if someone on your HR team might have a word with a particular smelly Budtender. As summer nears, how to address the issue of body odor is a real concern in the dispensary workplace. Here are some do’s and don’ts for…

MAX Sales of Your Cannabis Products

When a customer walks into a dispensary, the display and packaging of a product directly influence their purchasing decision. If you make products that are being sold at a dispensary or manage a dispensary directly, take a look at some of these hacks to help you increase sales. The most important aspect of packaging display…

Avoiding the Top 4 Dispensary ‘Bad Habits’ for Budtenders

Cannabis Dispensary Technician Skills

What exactly makes a good budtender ‘good‘ and a bad budtender ‘bad‘? Budtenders are the most valuable resource for medical and recreational dispensaries since their clients are looking to them for guidance on which products to try. The Budtender position in a dispensary provides the first impressions a patient or consumer has about your dispensary,…

Cannabis Dispensary Walkarounds for Managers

This provides guidance to help dispensary managers and cannabis business owners identify hazards in the dispensary workplace and communicate with workers about hazards in their jobs, by conducting safety walkarounds. There are at least two reasons why dispensary managers and owners should periodically conduct workplace inspections themselves. First, inspections demonstrate management’s commitment to improving safety and health…

Why is it Illegal to Possess Cannabis Federally???

Under federal law, it is illegal to possess, use, buy, sell, or cultivate marijuana, since it is classified as a Schedule I drug, claiming it has a high potential for abuse and has no acceptable clinical use. However, the federal government has stated that if a state decriminalizes cannabis for recreational or medical use, it…

The Foolproof Bud-Tender Strategy

Up to now, cannabis schooling wasn’t entirely necessary since there weren’t any certificates available to become a recreational or medical marijuana Bud-tender. However, future Bud-tenders are going to need to answer questions from clients as well as provide suggestions and recommendations on several strains or products. As a result of the growing cannabis industry, it is critical for Bud-tenders be…

Become The Best Bud-Tender In The Cannabis Industry

Budtender is one of the most popular jobs in the growing medical marijuana industry. With a few tips and tricks in mind, you will be prepared to apply for your dream job as a Budtender. It is important to remember that a bud-tender job is a job like any other, so it is important to present…

You Can?!?! Learn From A Cannabis Trainer Online…

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Have You Heard About Cannabis Training, What Do You Think? There are a couple things that come to the mind first for most people, such as the original Cannabis College that is located at the center of the historic Red Light District in Amsterdam, The Netherlands that was started in 1998. It was founded by…

Growing UP w/ Marijuana Life Cycle

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In order for marijuana to complete its annual life cycle, marijuana must flower, be pollinated and produce seeds. Marijuana is a dioecious plant, which means that it produces either male (pollen producing) or female (ovule producing). However, some plants and plant varieties can be hermaphrodite (bisexual) where it will produce both male and female parts. In marijuana’s…

Cannabis Temperature For Indoor Grow Rooms

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An accurate thermometer and hygrometer are essential so if you can purchase one that is a day/night or maximum/minimum type that would be best. One that gives you the highest and lowest temperatures help you by making sure your growing environment stays within the ranges that are best for cannabis temperature to grow. Outside of the…

*your* Budtender Training & Daily Schedule

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Right now there isn’t a standard Budtender training in place for grading marijuana quality, so it’s often hard to tell the difference between a dispensary’s “good” medicine and another person’s “good” medicine. There are several ways to determine the quality and the price of a product such as nutrients used, the strain of medicine, cultivation method, amount of time to grow, and…

Budtender Certification: Operating A Scale

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Weighting scales is measuring instrument for determining the weight of the medicine a patient will purchase. Most dispensaries regulate the design and servicing of scales used for commerce. In your Budtender Certification, you will learn when operating a scale you want to check it every day a make sure it is calculated. You can put a nickel…

Cannabis MEDS & Necessary Bud-Tender Skills

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There are several methods for administration of the dosage, including vaporizing or smoking dried buds, drinking, or eating extracts, and taking capsules that you will need to know for your Bud-Tender skills. Medical marijuana strain names are typically chosen by their growers and often reflect properties of the plant, such as taste, color, smell, or…