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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.

Free Information Session: The Marijuana Industry in Greater Boston

September 24, 2019, 6-9 p.m.
Charlestown Campus, Lecture Hall C202

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 that is planned for October 21-22, 2019 (see below). 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.

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2-Day Cannabis Career Training

October 21-22, 2019, 6-9 p.m.
Charlestown Campus, Room H147

$95

This 6-hour 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. Registration Instructions.
Search for the course titled "Cannabis Field Workshop" after clicking on the "Register Now" link below.

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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.