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We currently do not have any classes planned for West Virginia is closer to sales in Spring 2021. However, our class is 90% the same from state to state so, get our upcoming medical marijuana dispensary training schedule and look at the webinars, including our basic cannabis training course or register with HempStaff to be notified when dispensary training is in your area.

Dispensary Jobs in West VirginiaThe goal of this class is to help you understand the cannabis industry and cannabis products, as well as help boost your resume and give you the knowledge you need to speak intelligently when you land that interview for an opening at a dispensary in the near future.

For those with no legal experience to put on a resume, training increases your chances of getting a job in the medical marijuana industry! On average, a Marijuana business owner gets over 200 resumes for every opening they post. With this training on your resume – you WILL stand out from the crowd!

On April 19, 2017, Gov. Jim Justice signed West Virginia’s medical cannabis bill, SB 386, making West Virginia the 29th state to pass an effective medical marijuana law. The bill passed the Senate in a 28-6 vote on March 29, and it passed the House on April 4 in a 76-24 vote.

West Virginia accepted permit applications for medical cannabis through Feb 18th. We await the issuance of licenses. The Health Department has stated they expect the first sales to take place in Spring 2021.

Follow these links for more information on West Virginia Cannabis Laws or West Virginia Hemp Laws.

How will this course help you get a job in a Marijuana Dispensary?
1)  Training on your resume will get you noticed when you apply to a dispensary and lead to more interviews
2)  The knowledge you learn in class allows you to speak intelligently and speak to points the dispensary managers want to hear, giving you a much greater chance of landing the job.
3) When HempStaff clients come to us looking for Budtenders, our trained students, that live in their area, will be contacted first!

This training focuses on Dispensary Agents, or Budtenders, the person that works behind the counter of a marijuana dispensary. At HempStaff, we believe they need to be trained since they are the product specialists whose main responsibility is to be an expert on all cannabis products. This person must be trained to work with patients and customers and help educate on how cannabis can alleviate some of their symptoms. Dispensary agents must be able suggest which products may work best and also how to use these products and what the appropriate dosages should be.

We are the ONLY Dispensary Training Course that employs someone with 4+ years of legal cannabis experience, including dispensary management experience, as our head trainer! We know the value of having our students be able to ask questions that only someone with this much experience can actually answer.

Please Note: DO NOT put ANY illegal experience on your resume for a job in the marijuana industry! Unless you have experience working in a dispensary, this training will be what you can put on your resume to let employers know you have the knowledge and ambition they are looking for when selecting candidates to interview. Taking this training shows you have the motivation to obtain professional training in the subject of marijuana and truly desire to be the best Dispensary Employee you can be!

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS CANNABIS DISPENSARY TRAINING FOR WEST VIRGINIA:

  1. How Medical Marijuana helps patients and the power of different cannabinoids and terpenes
  2. Medical Marijuana and the symptoms that it can minimize or alleviate
  3. All Medical Marijuana products that may be available and how to direct a patient to use them
  4. How to recommend the appropriate Medical Marijuana dosage
  5. How to greet new patients, interview them, understand their needs and recommend the most appropriate Medical Marijuana product and dosage to help them have a positive experience
  6. The Endocannabinoid system: Learn how this little known system in your body uses the cannabinoids to help alleviate ailments
  7. The main cannabinoids in cannabis (THC, CBD, CBN, etc) and what each can do for your patients
  8. The ailments/diseases medical cannabis can be recommended for and which cannabinoids / terpenes work best for symptoms associated with these diseases
  9. How to manage Point of Sale systems, Inventory Systems and Security in the Cannabis Industry
  10. A Day in the Life of a Dispensary Employee (Budtender)
  11. Our trainer, with years of experience working in a medical marijuana dispensary, will teach you what you need to know to be a knowledgeable, compassionate and professional Medical Marijuana Employee in this new exciting industry.

The HempStaff Certification was created so that we can be sure that any candidate we send to our client for an interview is trained and qualified. In addition to any possible job openings through HempStaff, students are encouraged to list the HempStaff Certification and Training as education/professional training on their resume when applying for industry jobs on their own.

Many of our students have used our networked, some even in our class, to search out their own opportunities to obtain jobs on their own. Dozens of dispensary owners have attended our classes as well – so we suggest business casual attire. There are many opportunities to explore once you are properly trained! Now is the time to get cannabis training for Virginia dispensary jobs and get into this industry before it explodes nationally over the next couple years!

As soon as West Virginia get ready to launch, we will setup West Virginia Medical Marijuana Training for dispensary jobs.

Not ready to purchase a training seat yet?  Register with HempStaff to be emailed about future training courses.

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