Tag Archives: dispensary training

6 Tips To Avoid Dispensary Fines

Cannabis compliance is one of the things to which every cannabis dispensary must pay attention. Not only does compliance ensure that you have the legal right to carry out your cannabis-related operations, but it also helps keep your business from unnecessary fines and sanctions. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has stipulated various regulations for…

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,…

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…

Combat Cannabis Industry Turnover Rate

Work For Us

Why do employees leave their job? It’s a question that plagues businesses both within the cannabis industry and across the greater workforce. They report frustration with compensation, feeling undervalued, and a LACK of opportunity for advancement as top reasons for leaving. Losing people is never easy, but it’s even harder when the departing person is…

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…

Gamify Cannabis Industry Training

Gamification is an approach where elements and principles of gaming are used to create a more effective and engaging learning experience for the cannabis industry. Gamification can be effectively used to help the learners apply their learning on-the-job through real-life situations in a controlled environment. Gamification-based learning courses will typically contain components like a storyline,…

4 Steps to Ensure Successful Cannabis Training

IT Security Awareness

In today’s highly competitive cannabis industry, a highly skilled and motivated workforce is essential to meet your cannabis business goals and keep your organization ahead of the competition. Innovative and immersive training that can engage dispensary employees and effectively address the identified gaps or upskill them are critical to the organization’s success. To support the…

Maximize Cannabis Training & Minimize Work Downtime

What would you do if you purchased something and it didn’t work? Chances are you’d return it for a full refund. This is how the cannabis industry feels when they pay for a training solution and it falls short of their expectations…they expect it to work; if it didn’t, they should ask for compensation. You…

Cannabis Seed-to-Sale Tracking

The adoption of the track-and-trace system (a.k.a. Seed-to-Sale) in the cannabis industry has turned into a contentious topic, with some assessing it as a solid and legitimate way to track the sales and distribution of cannabis. While others believe it to be a tangled web of overly intricate, arduous, and costly procedures, a typical product…

Improve Cannabis Industry Training ROI

In this day and age, the cannabis industry is facing new and increasing challenges. From fierce regulations established by governments and decreasing resources to keep up with continuous changes in technology, difficulties in retention of skilled people, and these challenges can be overwhelming. Instead of cutting the cannabis industry training expenses, the industry moving towards…

Cannabis Industry Cold Stress Safety

Anyone working in a cold environment may be at risk of cold stress. Some cannabis industry workers may be required to work outdoors in cold environments and for extended periods, for example, snow cleanup crews outside of a cannabis dispensary or cultivation facility. Cold stress can be encountered in these types of work environments in…

Dispensary Training & ‘Foundation Skills’

Focus On The Why

‘Foundation Skills’ is the name given to a core set of training resources that cover the fundamentals of cannabis industry literacy and provide a broad base for development and learning. They include areas such as managing your own time and learning to manage other people and teamwork. There is cannabis industry topic-specific training available in…

6 Challenges Tracking Cannabis Industry Training

What Is Your Overall Message?

Find out what six (6) of the most common challenges are when it comes to tracking employee training in the cannabis industry, and how training tracking software can help! If you are running the internal training for a large cannabis dispensary, it can be easy to lose track of all the training details you need…

Cannabis Cultivated New Branch of HR

Motivate Environment

As recreational cannabis into a legitimate billion-dollar business from its seedy past, human resources professionals are encountering business challenges that are both familiar and new. Dispensaries must tackle the same problem any new business faces: how to get started. In states with legalized recreational cannabis, business is blooming. With that much green, the recreational cannabis industry…

Make Dispensary Harassment Prevention a Priority

It has been a year since the #MeToo movement went viral. Since then, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has experienced a 13.6% increase in the number of sexual harassment charges it has received. The EEOC’s counterpart state agencies have seen even greater increases. While some business leaders have seized this moment to make important…

Dispensary Managers: Deliver Safety Message

Dispensary management leadership is a demonstrated commitment at the highest levels of a cannabis dispensary to safety and health. It means that business owners, executives, managers, and supervisors make safety and health a core organizational value, establish goals, provide resources, and set a good example. Because dispensary managers and workers take their cues from leadership,…