Intro to Cannabis

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  • Course level: All Levels

About Course

More than 428,059 full-time legal cannabis jobs have been created across the U.S. and the growth is not slowing down any time soon. With more states transitioning to legalized markets, the career opportunities are endless.

If you are looking to learn more about the industry but aren’t sure where to start or which sector might be right for you, have no fear, we’ve got you covered! Our Intro to Cannabis Course will give you a basic understanding of where the cannabis industry stands today. The course includes four virtual modules and a final exam covering everything from the plant’s history, terminology, and chemistry, to the routes of administration, and career opportunities.

Knowing these fundamental skills and basics will help build your credibility to land your dream job as a budtender and make you feel confident on the sales floor. You’ll learn from some of the industry’s most inspiring entrepreneurs, activists, doctors, and educators. Our instructors have spent years building their careers in the cannabis space and will share all their first-hand experience with you.

Our Approach

Each module features a combination of video lessons, some light reading, downloadable resources, and a quiz to test your knowledge.

What Will I Learn?

Module 1: History of Cannabis & the Cannabis Dispensary

The ancient history of medical cannabis use
The legal history of cannabis & prohibition in America
The current laws and regulatory environment in effect across the United States

Module 2: Cannabis Terminology

Module 3: Summary of the Routes of Administration & Dosing Guidelines

Module 4: Marijuana Business and Career Opportunities

About the instructors

When it comes to learning about cannabis it can be hard to know who to trust. With all the misinformation being spread across the internet it’s important you learn from actual experts who not only pioneered the industry, but are continuously working to move the industry forward.
4.32 (19 ratings)

12 Courses

10 students

Nathaniel Vice Cannabis Business Sectors and Career Opportunities
Jolene Bettis Routes of Administration Foundations of Budtending Effective Communication Techniques
Price : Free Demo

Material Includes

  • 3+ hours of lessons
  • On-demand videos
  • Over 20+ downloadable resources
  • Annual access
  • Access on any device

Enrolling Fall 2022.

Pre-register below for more details.


  • No experience required. We will start from the basics and gradually build up your knowledge.
  • Microsoft Office highly encouraged but not required

Target Audience

  • You are interested in learning more about cannabis for personal knowledge.
  • You are applying for a dispensary job but haven't worked in the industry yet.
  • You were just hired in a dispensary and are going through the onboarding process.