As of today, the U.S. cannabis industry has created over 428,059 full-time legal cannabis jobs across the nation. But it’s important to note, that each state operates under their own regulations, meaning some might require more training than others.
Our Responsible Vendor Training program is a state-specific certification program that provides students with the knowledge and skills required to work in a dispensary while protecting them from risks and liabilities from improper training. This course includes ten virtual modules and a final exam covering everything from the plant’s terminology, chemistry, and effects on the human body to the specific compliance regulations that impact daily operations.
Understanding the fundamental skills and compliance regulations is crucial for selling cannabis safely and responsibly. will help build your credibility to land your dream job as a budtender and feel confident on the sales floor.
Each module features a combination of video lessons, some light reading, downloadable resources, and a quiz to test your knowledge.
Module 1: Cannabis Orientation: Terminology
The common terminology used in the workplace setting
Module 2: Routes of administration & Dosing Guidelines
The different routes of administration and delivery methods used to consume cannabis
Understand the base dosing of each delivery method
Learn the pros and cons of each product along with how to set expectations
Module 3: Marijuana and the Body: What the Latest Research Shows Us
How cannabis works in the body
The Pharmacokinetics of the different routes of administration
Learn why pharmacodynamics of cannabinoids matter
Brief overview research behind cannabis use for medical purposes
Therapeutic potentials of cannabis for medical purposes
Module 4: Summary of state and local laws
How to get a Marijuana work permit in your state
Acceptable forms of identification, including how to check identification and common mistakes made in verification;
Methods to prevent unlawful marijuana consumption
Safe storage of cannabis
Compliance with all inventory tracking regulations
Module 5: Health and safety standards at the dispensary
Security and surveillance requirements
Permitting inspections by State and local licensing and enforcement authorities
Module 6: Packaging and labeling requirements
Module 7: Privacy issues/HIPPA
Module 8: How to read lab tests/COA's
Module 9: How to Create an Unrivaled Work Environment & Develop Cultural Competency
Module 10: Protecting Yourself from Licenses Sanctions and Criminal Liability
The Do's and Don'ts for Different Licenses
Penalty for an unlawful act by a licensee, an employee, or an agent of a marijuana establishment