In June, Business of Cannabis estimated that the number of licensed adult-use cannabis stores across Canada has grown by approximately 126% in the last year to a massive 2,046 stores coast-to-coast.

That’s a lot of opportunity for job seekers who may want to repurpose their existing retail experience, switch industries to pursue something new, or are curious about entry-level roles in the burgeoning cannabis industry.

But before bailing on your current job, know that most budtending jobs require a basic knowledge of cannabis, and all require a certification that shows you understand cannabis basics and the laws regulating it.

A number of supplementary courses have been designed to educate on cannabis, and here’s what to expect from them.


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