Category Archives: What’s New

What’s New

Cannabis Delivery Business Operations

Ready or not, on-demand delivery is quickly becoming the future of cannabis retail. According to New Frontier Data’s report, “2021 U.S. Cannabis Consumer Evolution,” delivery demand has increased by more than 87% since 2018 and grew by 25% in the past year alone. Although certain states have adopted restrictive cannabis delivery laws in the past,…

Safe Cannabis Industry Workplaces (OSHA, etc.)

Creating a comprehensive safety culture is the number-one way to reduce injuries and illnesses, and their associated costs. But building such a culture is not a “flavor of the month” program or an overnight process (check out our “Cannabis Worker Safety Certification” to establish a safety-first culture). Instead, it is a multi-year, top-management commitment that…

[NEW] U.S. Cannabis Law History “Freshly Released”

The new training is finally here, and the big day has finally come! We just finished releasing our latest and greatest training called the United States Cannabis Laws History (check it out here)… 🥳 This training module will be included in a new certification that we’re working to get accredited in a specific cannabis jurisdiction (we’ll…

Cannabis Industry Fire Safety

The cannabis industry has gone through a rapid expansion and with the expansion comes an increase in cultivation as well as extraction facilities. But, as with any industrial process, production comes with an assortment of hazards. The NFPA Standards Council has approved the development of NFPA 420 (Fire Protection of Cannabis Growing and Processing Facilities…

[NEW] Fire Safety Training “Freshly Released”

The new training is finally here, and the big day has finally come! We just finished releasing our latest and greatest training called Fire Safety training (check it out here)… 🥳 Our new mastery training will not only share our PROVEN strategies but also give step-by-step details on how to execute them in the cannabis…

Re-Thinking Cannabis Track & Trace Models

Highly regulated industries typically require key information to be readily available to regulators related to the production, movement, and sale ($$$) of products, which is the case in the cannabis industry (try our free METRC training here). The two main reasons for “Seed-to-Sale” record keeping are (1) to reduce the diversion of cannabis products to…

Cannabis Cultivation Operation Fire Hazards

Chemical Cannabis Industry Hazards

Fires and explosions have occurred in cannabis grow houses and processing operations for DECADES. Most of these facilities were operating illegally, and they weren’t built or maintained to common electrical and fire safety. Unfortunately, the lessons learned from these investigations were not well-publicized, and potential solutions were not broadly adopted. Given the legalization of cannabis…

Cannabis Delivery & Transportation Best Practices

If your company has an “auto exposure” such as delivery, distribution, or employees simply running company errands, your company needs a robust risk management program. Managing a fleet is essential to ensure drivers are given the necessary tools to be safe and responsible while on the open road. Implementing a vehicle maintenance program is also…

Solving Those Cannabis Pains (Compliance)

While dramatic increases in product demand may seem like a cannabis business owner’s dream, maintaining compliance with unstable and unstandardized cannabis regulations can bring on more than a few nightmares. Every legal jurisdiction seems to have different guidelines, requirements, and procedures than the next, with some in-jurisdiction laws differing even between municipalities. Although maintaining compliance…

Cannabis Retail Job Descriptions Template

In most respects, running a cannabis dispensary is just like running any other retail operation. You have customers coming to your store to purchase products, and you have employees to help inform your shoppers, provide them with great customer service, and ultimately facilitate sales. Just like in a traditional retail store, you’ll need managers and…