*Updated: Mar 15, 2020 Cannabis, or hemp, is one of the oldest, yet most misunderstood, medicines utilized by humans today. Along with the cultivated hop (used in beer), cannabis is part of the botanical family of Cannabaceae, and is thought to have originated in Asia over 5,000 years ago. The capabilities to determine whether cannabis was
Medical & Adult-Use Dispensary Training Programs
Transform your staff from acceptable to exceptional. Provide product and accessories training to elevate your customer experience.
Train your staff so every customer receives a consistent, five-star experience. Contact us today for information on training programs focused on dispensary products and accessories.
This mini-course about the vaporization of cannabis is designed specifically for healthcare practitioners and dispensary staff that directly interact with consumers of cannabis products.
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Our first, and most comprehensive dispensary training program, prepares your staff to counsel patients on the products they sell.
Train your team to provide a consistent, five-star experience to every customer you serve and grow your business while reducing costly employee turnover.
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Budtender Dispensary Training Program™
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why training is important
you're only as strong as your team
For The Team
According to this study on training and practices of cannabis dispensary teams, it's revealed that only 55% of employees had formal medical cannabis training.
With hundreds of products and accessories in a dispensary, training MUST be provided on-site.
For Customers & Patients
Customers and patients rely on the dispensary team member’s advice. This means cannabis education for your dispensary team is crucial.
Provide educated answers instead of personal opinions.
For You & Your Business
Finding quality employees is already a challenge. Develop and retain top talent by engaging them in your business with quality training.
Create a culture based on connection and equality.
we train. you win.
Optimize Your Dispensary Business
Dispensary owners are busy. VERY busy.
You don't have time to train new staff but you DO need well-trained employees in order to succeed.
Through our e-courses, we train your staff to elevate the cannabis experience by providing a universal, 5-star experience and precise, valuable information to every customer so your business and employees can thrive.
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AWARD WINNING AUTHOR & COACH
Colleen Higgins, R.Ph., CDE, MTM, PMSP
Colleen Higgins is an author, speaker, and consultant who educates patients and cannabis manufacturers on the most effective ways to deliver cannabis as a medicine to the patients who need it.
She has worked directly with patients in the role of pharmaceutical and cannabis distribution for over 25 years. She is certified in diabetes education (CDE), medication management (MTM) and as a Pain Management Specialty Pharmacist (PMSP).
The Cannabis Prescription
In The Cannabis Prescription: How to Use Medical Marijuana to Reduce or Replace Pharmaceutical Medications, pharmacist Colleen Higgins, R.Ph. uses her experience working in a cannabis dispensary to instruct readers as to the most comfortable and effective way to begin using medical cannabis therapy, either when inhaled, used sublingually or when taken as an edible.
SILVER MEDAL WINNER – 2021 INDEPENDANT PUBLISHER BOOK AWARDS: HEALTH/MEDICINE/NUTRITION
Insights for Understanding cannabis
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