California Cannabis Fail

California Cannabis Fail – Ouch! California cannabis fail!  California cannabis businesses’ cry out for cannabis-trained and educated employees after losing nearly 20% of their marijuana product to failed government tests of potency and purity. The state began legal sales on Jan. 1 and gave companies six months to sell old stockpiles of marijuana and edibles produced before the testing requirements went into place. After the testing started on July 1, nearly 20 percent of products (2,000 out of 11,000) failed tests for potency and purity.  Some people claim that the failures are not a problem with the product but are instead, a function of unrealistic government standards.  Nevertheless – what a hit to the bottom line and cash flow. California Cannabis Fail – Contamination Contamination was not an issue with illegal marijuana.  Who knew what was in it?  Now that the testing has been imposed, testing companies are finding pesticides, solvents, mold, yeast and bacteria (including salmonella and escherichia coli) that far exceed acceptable limits. Nearly 400 batches since July 1 have been found to be tainted by unacceptable levels of pesticides. Contamination by bacteria and molds caused 114 rejections.  A lot of this could be avoided if… 

Marijuana Education Certificates

Top 5 Reasons You Need a Legit Marijuana Education

Top 5 Reasons You Need a Legit Marijuana Education on Your Resume Do you want to get a job in the blossoming (pun intended) marijuana industry in the US or Canada?  You need a marijuana education from a reputable source.  The competition is fierce.  Hundreds apply for each job in many cases.  You need to get a marijuana education from the leading marijuana training company out there.  The best known and most respected is THC University.  Read on to see why a formal marijuana education is an absolute must for you to get the job you want. Here’s the Top 5 Reasons to Get a Marijuana Education FIVE Any legit marijuana education or training on your resume shows that you have initiative and are serious about the industry.  It will at least get your foot in the door for an interview. Businesses get hundreds of applications and they need a way to decide which ones to put in the “let’s interview” pile.  Because they don’t have time to interview every applicant, 90% of the resumes never make it farther than the circular file.  If it was your business, how would you decide, when all you have in front of… 

Training for Marijuana Industry Jobs

Training for Marijuana Industry Jobs Looking for a job in a dispensary,  or just trying to get your foot in the door in the marijuana industry?  You need training for marijuana industry jobs. Get a training certificate from a reputable source and boost your resume to the top of the pile.  Would you like to work in a grow facility and you have some personal skills in that area?  How do you show your skills without admitting you are an outlaw who trained in your basement?  Get a certificate and then dazzle them with your knowledge at the interview.  The fact that you’ve backed up your skills with a solid certification from a training provider with a solid reputation shows an employer that: You understand the importance of training for marijuana industry jobs; You are serious and not a “stoner” who just thinks it would be cool to be a budtender (it is cool!); You know how to work hard; When you want something, you go for it; You can see things through and are therefore dependable; You can learn and are ready to learn more; You are smart enough not to fall for a fly-by-night trainer; You…