growing and selling weed legally

Growing and selling weed legally

There were, of course, “various growers doing it long before it was legal” but even pot veterans find their expertise distinctly lacking. “People have done the best they can given the resources,” Adams says – but growing marijuana for personal use or illegal sale isn’t the same as running a professional operation. “I’ve noticed that there is a pretty big labor shortage in the marijuana industry,” says Adams. “That’s one of the major problems we’re facing right now: there’s no training anyone can take.”

I spoke with Tegan Adams, the programme’s developer and primary instructor, to get a clearer idea of what those eager for education in the discipline can expect.

2. Get to know the logistics

So what exactly makes for a good professional manager of marijuana for medical purposes?

1. Don’t rely on past experience

“The main thing that’s important is to make a boutique brand rather than a mainstream one,” Adams says. “As long as that mom and pop store is able to market to its local consumers, it will stay in business. And people in its area may even buy more than they would from, say, Advil because they know them and trust them and like their brand.”

On October 17, 2018, the Cannabis Act came into force.

The legalization and regulation of cannabis

It’s illegal to take any cannabis across the Canadian border, regardless whether:

Growing cannabis

When you are travelling within Canada, you may possess up to 30 grams of dried cannabis or its equivalent, if you meet the minimum age requirement of the province or territory you are in.

The policies and procedures related to Public Act 21-1, An Act Concerning Responsible And Equitable Regulation Of Adult-Use Cannabis, are effective October 16, 2021 and are available at eRegulations.ct.gov.

Possession of 1.5 oz of cannabis is now legal. Retail sales will likely not be available until at least the end of 2022. Those who wish to grow cannabis at home may not at this time. Medical marijuana patients will be able to grow up to 3 mature and 3 immature plants at home starting October 1, 2021, with a cap of 12 total plants per household. All adults will be able to grow under the same rules starting July 1, 2023.

For those considering starting a business, the Department of Consumer Protection will release applications within a few months, pending further directives from the Social Equity Council. Please be aware that there are also very specific advertising guidelines for businesses who intent to participate in the retail sale of cannabis.

Please read the articles below for more details, and check back regularly for updates.