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CannSell Expert is an advanced certification program for cannabis retailers who want to ensure that their employees have the cannabis knowledge they need to sell cannabis products safely and accurately, as well as provide accurate customer experience.
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Quality Assurance jobs in Canada
For a company to achieve its business objectives, high levels of quality are essential. High quality is not an added value but it is an essential basic requirement. Quality provides a competitive advantage and is a hallmark of any company’s products and services. Quality is not only related to the end products and services a company provides, but it also conveys the way the company employees do their job. Employees...
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Licensed Analytical Testing Laboratory’s (Labs) perform compliance testing for Licensed Producers of Cannabis in Canada. This is a requirement of the Cannabis Act and Regulations for compliance testing, in which these third-party Labs perform Quality Control (QC) Testing to quantify and verify finished cannabis products...
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Quality Control Jobs in Cannabis and Pharmaceutical Industries
The global legal cannabis market is expected to reach USD 84.0 billion by the end of 2028 according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The growing use of cannabis in a number of medical areas such as cancer, mental disorders and chronic pain is expected to drive revenue growth in the near future. With the legalization of cannabis and the change in focus from recreational to medicinal,...
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What Is Cannabis Quality Assurance?
Quality assurance is the process of maintenance of the proper quality of cannabis from sowing to harvest stage while keeping up with the government norms. Consumer safety is a vital component of the cannabis industry. Hence, Quality Assurance (QA) protocol must be maintained. For recreational use or medicinal use, cannabis should meet the essential requirements before being consumed by the consumer. Ever since the legalization of cannabis in Canada, there...
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The cannabis industry is a very young, budding (no pun intended) industry. The well-developed procedures and guidelines followed in the pharmaceutical sector are still not completely in place in the cannabis industry. In order to develop a pharmaceutical approach to medical cannabis...
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Cannabis Testing Requirements
A holder of a licence must not sell or export a cannabis product unless: Testing conducted by validated methods. Validation means establishing documented evidence that will provide a high degree of assurance that the testing methods must lead to the predetermined specifications and quality consistently and reproducibly results in cannabis...
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Cannabis Safety and Compliance Testing
With the recent legalization of cannabis, there is rapid growth in the cannabis industry in terms of research and development of new instruments to test and analyze cannabinoids as well as active ingredients introduced during the production. However, with these growths, regulatory requirements must be met and with new developments, we must ask how efficient and safe are these methods? First, we must look at the compliance testing requirements in...
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Importance of Analytical Testing to the Evolving Cannabis Marketplace
Attitudes towards cannabis are changing worldwide, what was once considered a dangerous drug associated with cocaine and heroin, is now viewed as beneficial for its therapeutic uses and medicinal properties. As the cannabis industry expands due to decriminalization and legalization of cannabis globally, a growing number of producers will have to meet an expanding market for products. The need for Quality Control (QC) becomes even more essential to ensure...
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Quality Assurance for Cannabis
Quality Assurance (QA) protocol must be kept in place in the cannabis industry in order to ensure the safety of the consumer. Whether it’s for recreational or medicinal use, there are requirements that must be met before the cannabis can be obtained by the consumer. With an increase in the use of cannabis in the legal market, there is a growing demand for Quality Assurance Person (QAP) in Canada and...
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Current Cannabis Act and Regulations
Health Canada now wants prospective cannabis licence holders to build their facilities first before going and applying for their particular licence. In the past, all you had to do was submit a series of paperwork to the government regulator and they would determine whether or not it would be appropriate for them to give you a licence...
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Quality Control in the cannabis industry
The legalization of cannabis is driving the need for increased quality control and standardized methods throughout the production and testing processes. Just like other medicine or consumable products, cannabis must also go through extensive testing in order to ensure the potency and safety of the products, and it needs to be labelled with the right specifications to provide the desired effects to consumers...
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GMP and GPP for cannabis production
The Cannabis Act and Regulations were implemented to establish a structure for managing the sale, production, and distribution of medical and recreational cannabis and cannabis products. The Cannabis Act includes strict rules regarding the sale and marketing processes for cannabis, and largely aims to regulate quality control for cannabis production...
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Cannabis Master Grower practices
The beginning of the growing process starts with a seed and choosing the right genetics that is suitable for your goals and growing environment is the first step for successful growth. Plant genetics play a massive role in the flavor, yield, and characteristics of the plant, and seed selection is, therefore, a crucial part of the growing process as it is the biggest influence on the final product...
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Quality control in Cannabis
Ubiquitous cannabis legalization in countries around the world is forcing the need for new standardization guidelines and practices. Companies that participate in the development of standards will help move this process forward and in so doing will allow businesses to access international markets. A Canadian organization, the Standards Council of Canada...
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