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Cannabis Educational Workshops    NEW!

The following workshops, once a month, will help you be more informed about this new industry. Whether you see yourself working in a dispensary or as a cultivator or want to know more about the products and regulations surrounding it, these workshops have something for everyone.

Kelsey Bartlow, MPH is an adjunct instructor for City Colleges of Chicago’s Olive Harvey campus where she helped roll out the Dispensary Specialist certificate program by teaching Dispensary Operations, starting in Fall of 2021. She has been the WIC Coordinator for the Christian County Health Department in Christian county since October 2020. She has just under 4 years of experience working for PharmaCann’s Verilife dispensaries as a patient care representative, assistant general manager, and inventory manager. Her education includes a Master of Public Health from Walden University and a Bachelor of Science in nutrition and dietetics from Benedictine University.

Join her as she helps us all navigate the information around this interesting new industry.

 

  • Cannabis Educational Workshops
  • Fee: $0.00
    Dates: 8/31/2022 - 8/31/2022
    Times: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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    Overview of the Cannabis Industry

    This workshop takes a brief overview of the players and stakeholders within Illinois’ cannabis industry and the supply chain, which also touches on the industry from a federal aspect.

    Zoom class.

 

  • Cannabis Educational Workshops
  • Fee: $0.00
    Dates: 9/21/2022 - 9/21/2022
    Times: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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    Overview of the products

    Have you ever wondered how to read a dispensary’s menu? Dive into what Illinois’ cannabis dispensaries have to offer and learn ways to dose and use common products.

    Zoom class.

 

  • Cannabis Educational Workshops
  • Fee: $0.00
    Dates: 10/12/2022 - 10/12/2022
    Times: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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    Sessions: 1
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    Cannabis Regulations

    Legal cannabis is a highly regulated industry, and Illinois is no exception. Find out who the major regulatory agencies are and the standards they set.

    Zoom class.

 

  • Cannabis Educational Workshops
  • Fee: $0.00
    Dates: 11/2/2022 - 11/2/2022
    Times: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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    Sessions: 1
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    Dispensary Operations

    If you have ever wondered what a day in the life of a budtender looks like, this workshop is for you. From open to close, dispensaries have many responsibilities that you may not have realized.

    Zoom class.

 

  • Cannabis Educational Workshops
  • Fee: $0.00
    Dates: 11/30/2022 - 11/30/2022
    Times: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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    Sessions: 1
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    The Medical Cannabis Card & Your Rights

    There is plenty of mystery surrounding how to acquire a medical cannabis card, if it is worth it, and what your rights are as a participant in the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program or the Opioid Alternative Pilot Program. Join this workshop to learn different ways to enter the programs, how to advocate for yourself, and what rules exist!

 

  • Cannabis Educational Workshops
  • Fee: $0.00
    Dates: 12/7/2022 - 12/7/2022
    Times: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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    Sessions: 1
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    Dispensary Customer Service

    Dispensaries allow you to serve a variety of customers from Gen Z to Boomers. Learn how you can best serve customers, whether they are purchasing recreational or medical products.

    Zoom class.