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Cannabis Industry Information Session and Workshop

BHCC is pleased to offer two opportunities to learn more about the cannabis industry in partnership with Patriot Care, which owns and operates medical marijuana dispensaries in Boston, Lowell and Greenfield, MA, as well as a cultivation and manufacturing facility in Lowell.

2-Day Cannabis Career Training

$95

This workshop will include tips and strategies for navigating your way into the new and fast-growing legal marijuana industry, whether you are interested in working for others or want to participate as an investor or owner. Workshop topics will include:

  • An overview of the marijuana industry and the issues it faces, both today and in the future
  • An analysis of current regulations in MA for medical and adult-use licenses
  • Considerations for investing in and/or working in the industry (including the careers available and the requirements for each position)
  • An overview of capital requirements to compete in the industry
  • Personal skills and attributes required for success
  • The unique challenges faced by an owner/operator in this industry in areas such as banking, insurance, community and government relations
  • A review of compliance and security considerations
  • Important factors for running a successful, licensed retail, cultivation and manufacturing operation

You’ll learn how to:

  • Develop the soft skills necessary to either work in a management role in the industry or network and meet with potential investors in your own business
  • Navigate and complete the license application process in Massachusetts
  • Meet with government officials and community groups to educate about your project
  • Put together a basic business plan

Registration is required.

2-Day Cannabis Career TrainingNON-112E

This workshop will include tips and strategies for navigating your way into the new and fast-growing legal marijuana industry, whether you are interested in working for others or want to participate as an investor or owner.

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) does not endorse the use of cannabis products or purchasing products from our partner companies. BHCC’s intent is to provide a public service by providing information about an emerging career track.

http://www.usefultraffic.com/cannabis-training/

SectionDatesDays and TimesLocationInstructorFeeRegister
NON-112E-01Mar 8 - Mar 9
Tuesday, Wednesday at 6-8 p.m.
RemoteTBA$95

 Free Information Session: The Marijuana Industry in Greater Boston

This information session will serve as both an introduction to the cannabis industry and as a preview for a 2-day Cannabis Career Training workshop. Workshop topics will include:

  • An overview of the marijuana industry and the issues it faces, both today and in the future
  • An analysis of current regulations in Massachusetts for medical and adult-use licenses
  • Considerations for participating in the industry (including the careers available and the requirements for each position)
  • Personal skills and attributes required for success
  • The unique challenges faced by an owner/operator in the industry

This workshop is free and open to the public, but registration is required, please check this webpage later in Spring for more details

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) does not endorse the use of cannabis products or purchasing products from our partner companies. BHCC’s intent is to provide a public service by providing information about an emerging career track.

Cannabis Free Information SessionNON-102E

SectionDatesDays and TimesInstructorFeeRegister
NON-102E-01February 24 (one-day)
Thursday at 6-7:30 p.m.
TBANo fee
NON-102E-02March 1 (one-day)
Tuesday at 6-7:30 p.m.
TBANo fee

 Course Syllabus

Cannabis 101: Massachusetts History, Regulatory Framework, and Current Marketplace

Instructors: Patriot Care Team

Course Description: Cannabis 101 is an introduction to the regulated cannabis market in Massachusetts. The course will inform participants about the history of legalization in Massachusetts; Massachusetts’ statutory and regulatory framework; key elements of operating a cannabis dispensary, cultivation site, or manufacturing facility; and important considerations for those seeking employment in the cannabis industry.

Learning Outcomes: Upon completion for this course, students enrolled in this course should have a general overview of the regulated cannabis industry in Massachusetts.  They should be able to make informed decisions about how and whether to pursue a business/career in the cannabis industry.

Course Outline:

  1. Introduction – Patriot Care as a company, the presenters, and the course
  2. History and regulatory framework
  3. What it takes to get a license
  4. Dispensary operations
  5. Cultivation and Manufacturing
  6. Employment in the industry
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