Sustainability Practices in the Cannabis Industry: Compliance Standards and Training

The cannabis industry is rapidly growing, and with it comes an increased focus on sustainability practices. As a business owner in the cannabis industry, you must ensure that your operations are compliant with relevant regulations, which is why investing in training and compliance standards is essential. Let’s look at what you need to know about […]

Keep Your Cannabis Business Compliant with Regular Training

In the cannabis industry, staying compliant and up to date on changing laws is essential for protecting your business’s investments. It’s no joke when it comes to compliance; if your employees aren’t trained on the most current regulations, you could be putting your business in serious danger. This is the main reason Cannabis Trainers was […]

With Legalization, Comes Regulation, and of course Compliance

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High Times published an interesting look into the regulation of the cannabis industry as more states approve legalization. Like any legitimate industry, oversight is necessary to maintain safety for consumers. The balance between regulation and capitalism, however, is often in play in the US and cannabis companies can get stuck in the middle. Adhering to […]

Accurate Lab Testing Leads To Safer Cannabis Experiences

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Budtenders and other front-facing workers in the cannabis industry know all too well that consumers ask questions about lab testing around the plant. This critical function helps protect public safety and promote responsible consumption. So, what are we really testing for and how valid are the results? Let’s take a deeper look. Lab Testing All […]

What Are Acidic Cannabinoids?

We’re constantly researching the cannabis world here at Cannabis Trainers. Bringing in scientific discoveries, regulations, and cultural evolution of cannabis is a cornerstone to keeping our training interesting and relevant. Want to learn more? Check out Dr. Sulak’s website: Explore and deepen your learning about the plant and other interesting updates related to medical […]

Social Equity – Could Cannabis Lead The Way

Several states are rolling out social equity programs with the legalization of adult-use cannabis, paving the way for populations who may have been most affected by the “war on drugs.” As of 2021, eleven states have incorporated social equity licenses that allow marginalized populations to become cannabis leaders. Let’s give a big round of applause […]

Terpenes – A Guide

Terpenes are naturally occurring essential oils found in plants that give the flavor and smell attributes. Terpenes are found in conifer trees, citrus fruits, lavender, sage, thyme, and of course cannabis. Scientists are aware of 50,000 unique terpenes found in nature and over 500 found in the cannabis plant. Creating safe and compliant cannabis products […]

Let’s Hear It for The Mayors!

Could the cannabis Industry finally become bankable at a national level? If the mayors of several major US cities have anything to say about it, yes! The US Conference of Mayors recently approved a measure calling for the end of federal cannabis prohibition, specifically focused on banking reform. The issue is complicated, however. This article […]

2022 Cannabis Policy Reform Update

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Are you curious about the evolution of cannabis legalization across the U.S.? With 68% of Americans supporting legal adult-use cannabis and 90% supporting medical use, one would think we might be further along with reforming cannabis laws. Yet only 19 states (now including Rhode Island) have legalized cannabis for adults with only 6 of these […]

Does your team play by these rules?

Have you ever woken up in a panic… wondering and hoping that your team was playing by the rules? Is your company buttoned up on training, detailed operating procedures, and documentation? (Cliché #734- If it isn’t written down, it likely didn’t happen!) Without the “protection” of the Cole Memo, industry leaders are prepared for even greater […]