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NEW! Cannabis Business Plan Writing course

Writing a detailed Cannabis Business Plan to guide your growth can be tough ... but CTI is here to help.

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The Business of Cannabis

With cannabis legalization on the rise, the number of cannabis-related businesses and the need for educated workers are both at all-time highs. Likewise, cannabis businesses create new opportunities for investors and entrepreneurs. CTI is here to help you make the best of those opportunities. Check back often for new course offerings.

  • Learn how to set up and manage a cannabis dispensary.
  • Implement best practices for cannabis cultivation.
  • Navigate state and local cannabis laws and permits.
  • Identify and minimize your potential tax liability.
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Cannabis Industry Certification

Cannabis Training InstituteTM has teamed up with Americans for Safe Access, the only organization in the United States to win a government-mandated cannabis training contract, to co-produce the ASA-CTI Core Cannabis Training curriculum with optional certification. The curriculum is delivered in a secure online environment.

  • Industry certification shows your commitment to cannabis.
  • Comply with state/local cannabis training requirements.
  • Expand your base knowledge of major cannabis issues.
  • Boost your credibility with customers and regulators.
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Cannabis Law and Politics

Navigating through cannabis laws can be confusing. Learn how to work with your city council members and local law enforcement and discover just how valuable those alliances can be when confronted by federal conflict. A solid understanding of cannabis law and politics is a must-have whether you are a cannabis worker, businessperson, investor, entrepreneur, patient or incorporating it into a healthy lifestyle.

  • Learn the limits of federal law and law enforcement.
  • Learn how state and local cannabis laws are shaped and passed.
  • Build political support for reasonable cannabis regulations.
  • Leverage expert knowledge from attorneys and accountants.
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Advanced Cannabis Education

Lifelong learning is not only a worthy personal goal, it’s required for many professionals including attorneys, accountants, physicians and other healthcare workers. CTI advanced cannabis education training modules are designed for people with a solid foundation of cannabis knowledge. State-specific training is developed upon request or when sufficient demand is identified.

  • Give your skill set a reality check with advanced education.
  • Identify industry-specific cannabis challenges and solutions.
  • Learn how to better serve cannabis patients and businesses.
  • Implement best business and healthcare practices.
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Facts, not fiction

Cannabis Training InstituteTM courses are carefully reviewed and updated frequently to ensure their content is accurate.


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Study 24/7

Our robust e-learning platform, hosted on Adobe Connect, lets you learn on your own schedule and at your own pace.

Pencils down

Aren’t you tired of reading handouts from seminars and cannabis “colleges”? CTI courses are interesting and interactive.

Excellent support

We truly care about our students. You can rest assured that you will get fast, hands-on support if you encounter any problems.

Credibility is good

Quality cannabis education means more than watching YouTube videos. CTI coursework and tests are challenging.

Got experts?

CTI only develops and offers courses from leading cannabis experts and organizations. Or, you can ask your neighbors for advice.

Safe, secure

We’ve teamed up with Adobe Connect to ensure our students’ learning materials and test results are private and secure.