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Hundreds to Attend ACIA Dispensary Agent Training in Little Rock
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 29, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – The Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association (ACIA) is hosting their second official ACIA endorsed cannabis dispensary agent training in Arkansas.
State Applications for Cannabis Manufacturing are Now Available
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is now accepting applications for commercial cannabis manufacturing. Interested parties can submit their temporary license application by email or mail to the Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB), with a copy of their local authorization. Reviews of these applications will begin immediately.
CDFA Schedules Training Workshops for Cannabis Cultivators Seeking Information on Applications for Licensing
SACRAMENTO, Nov. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Division is announcing a series of 10 workshops in late November and December for training on completing applications for state licensing.
Jamaica Clarifies Requirements for Prescribing Medical Ganja
Training began this past summer in Jamaica for medical professionals to become certified in prescribing medical ganja; however, it appears that such training isn’t actually required by law.
Statement Regarding Training of Medical Professionals to Prescribe Ganja
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Nov. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Ministry of Health wishes to clarify an apparent misunderstanding within the public domain as to the legal requirements for prescribing ganja for medical or therapeutic purposes.
Colorado Police Department Phases Out Marijuana Sniffing Dogs
A Colorado police department is going to stop teaching old dogs new tricks and focus on training new dogs with fewer tricks, especially when it comes to marijuana sniffing dogs.
An Inside Look at Maryland’s Budding Medical Marijuana Industry
FREDERICK, Maryland — It’s been years in the making but cultivators and dispensaries for medical marijuana are now in the final stages of preparing for the start of business later this year.
Michigan Offering Medical Marijuana Training
Entrepreneurs hoping to break into Michigan’s medical marijuana business will have the chance to learn how at a series of five meetings across the state next month.
University of Maryland Suspends Plans for Medical Marijuana Certification Course
The University of Maryland’s School of Pharmacy has suspended its plans to launch an online medical marijuana certification course.
Cannabis Trainers Develops the World’s First State-Approved Responsible Cannabis Vendor Training Program, Launches California Expansion
ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Trainers, the company behind the first responsible cannabis vendor training program approved by state regulators anywhere in the world, today announced its expansion into the promising California cannabis market ahead of full legalization in 2018.
Jamaica Making Progress With Dispensary Training Workshops
On Aug. 21, 2017, the Jamaican Ministry of Health announced that it has been making progress with its dispensary training workshops, teaching medical, scientific and health professionals how to properly dispense medical cannabis.
Marijuana Training Course Developed for Massachusetts Doctors
The Massachusetts Medical Society has developed a marijuana training program for doctors so they can openly talk with their patients about it.
Pennsylvania Launches Medical Marijuana Practitioner Registry
On July 26, 2017, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced the launch of the state’s medical marijuana practitioner registry for medical professionals wishing to participate in the state’s medical marijuana program.
Medical Cannabis Patient Advocacy Group Partners with University of Maryland School of Pharmacy to Expand Training Needs of Cannabis Industry
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On Thursday, June 22nd, the Patient Focused Certification (PFC) Training Program will unveil its new training platform on the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy’s online learning platform. The partnership between PFC and the School of Pharmacy’s Center for Innovative Pharmacy Solutions (CIPS) is directed toward medical cannabis businesses.
Colorado Safety Training for Marijuana Cultivation Workers
On May 31, 2017, the Colorado Department of Agriculture emailed an update on cannabis production, announcing that the Colorado School of Public Health and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are holding a safety training event for marijuana cultivation workers on June 28 at the CU Anschutz Campus in Aurora.
California Governor Allotting $1.5M for Emerald Triangle Cannabis Cleanup
On May 10, 2017, California Assemblyman Jim Wood, D-Healdsburg, announced that California Gov. Jerry Brown will allot $1.5 million from California’s state budget to cover an Emerald Triangle cannabis cleanup of illegal grow sites in Humboldt, Trinity and Mendocino Counties.
Humboldt County Pesticide Training for Cannabis Cultivators
EUREKA, Calif., May 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On May 31 the Agricultural Commissioner’s Office and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation will offer pesticide use compliance training for the commercial cannabis cultivation industry.
Global Standards Organization ASTM International Unveils New Cannabis Committee
WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Penn., March 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Pending approval from its board of directors, ASTM International announced yesterday the launch of a new committee focused on creating technical standards and guidance materials for cannabis and its products and processes.
Study: 23% of Colorado’s Cannabis Workers Lack Health and Safety Training
In mid-February, researchers at Colorado State University and the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health, published “Work and Well-Being in the Colorado Cannabis Industry.”
World of Cannabis Summit: Healthway
Drayah Sallis and Michelle Lilly-Hester of Healthway Education Systems talk patient and physician relationships at the World of Cannabis Summit.
Michigan’s Higher Ed: MSU Extension Workshops on Marijuana Laws
On Jan. 5, 2017, Michigan State University Extension announced that it will be give workshops on Michigan’s new medical marijuana laws to local governments as a means of helping municipalities navigate the updated regulatory landscape.
Florida Doctors Ready to Prescribe Medical Marijuana
A large group of Florida doctors are going through the certification process to prescribe medical marijuana to patients, just days before legalization goes through.
Study: Only 55% of Dispensary Staff Members Receive Formal Training
On Dec. 9, 2016, the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research announced the results of a recent study of dispensary staff, with only 55% of dispensary staff reporting that they had received formal training to dispense cannabis to consumers.
The Cannabis Industry’s Ivy League of Educational Institutions Opens Enrollment For New York Grow Seminars in December
OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Oaksterdam University, the Ivy League of cannabis education since 2007, will be holding a seminar in New York City for those interested in an education on indoor horticulture practices in the newly legal cannabis industry.
Retailer Cannabis Tracking System (CTS) Training Available Special Lab CTS Webinar Coming Up
PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 26, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — As the Oregon Liquor Control Commission readies to license Recreational Marijuana retailers, the OLCC and Metrc®, the State of Oregon’s Cannabis Tracking System (CTS) provider, are providing a series of retailer specific CTS trainings across Oregon.
Progressive Edibles Executives: Keep Up with the Feds
While the demand for edibles continues to rise, so too do the expectations for producers to follow good manufacturing practices and food safety plans consistent with federal requirements.
Washington Approves Two Programs for Medical Marijuana Consultant Training
On May 6, 2016, the Washington State Department of Health announced that it had reviewed and approved two programs for medical marijuana consultant training, with both programs ready to register students.
Cannabis Branding Group Unveils Marijuana Branding Academy
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Branding Group announced a new educational content hub this morning, called the Marijuana Branding Academy.
Doctor Training Now Available for New York’s Medical Marijuana Program
On. Oct. 21, 2015, the New York State Department of Health announced that it had officially launched the required online training program for physicians seeking to certify patients to be able to use and possess medical marijuana products.
Cannabis Training Institute Offers Online Education
The Cannabis Training Institute helps educate and guide dispensaries, caregivers and professionals in the marijuana business through online education. Started by a former Citibank executive, the company was established with the goal of becoming the industry’s go-to place for online education.
What Cannabis Retailers Can Learn From Medical Dispensaries
While some retailers look to the latest technology to strengthen their outreach, other strategies require getting back to the basics of connecting with clients.
BioTrackTHC University Provides Comprehensive Training for Legal Seed-to-Sale Marijuana Tracking
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., February 24, 2015 / Weed Wire/ — BioTrackTHC™, the leading provider of seed-to-sale software solutions for medical and retail marijuana businesses, launched BioTrackTHC University, an intensive certification training program for the company’s marijuana tracking systems.
Schools for the Pursuit of Cannabis Careers
The cannabis business has created a demand that trade schools hope to fill as they train workers for positions in this emerging field.
Landlord Workshop Tackles Marijuana Issues
Marijuana legalization has left Clark County landlords with many questions regarding their rights as property owners.
NCIA to Offer Cannabis Food Safety Class
If you have been following the cannabis industry for the last few months, you have probably heard time and time again about the issues facing the edible marijuana market. According to critics, the edible marijuana packages are poorly labeled, have little standardization and get users too high from small doses.
DigiPath Raises $8.2 Million to Expand into Cannabis Testing and Education, Files 10-Q
LAS VEGAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — DigiPath, Inc. (OTCBB and OTCQB: DIGP), a digital pathology solution provider that is expanding into the cannabis testing and education markets, announced the filing of its periodic report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, which disclosed the consummation of financings in the aggregate amount of $8.2 million from accredited investors during its third fiscal quarter.
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