Responsible Vendor Training

State approved by the Cannabis Control Commission of Massachusetts. The course is split up into 6 of the following sections:


Module 1: Cannabis Effects

Topics in this section:

Cannabis Active Ingredients
The Endocannabinoid System
Routes of Administration
Product Types
Health Effects
Signs of Impairment


Module 2: Diversion Prevention

Topics in this section:

Areas of Diversion: Cannabis Procurement, Transportation and Delivery, Cannabis Sales, Inventory Administration, Waste and Disposal

Prevention and Detection: Creating a Diversion Prevention Plan, Employee Training Requirements, Reporting Suspected Diversion, Dispensary Operations Best Practices


Module 3: METRC

Topics in this section:

Seed-to-Sale Tracking
What is METRC?
Inventory Tracking System Regulations
Tracking Cannabis Industry Product
METRC Violations
METRC Access
METRC Certification


Module 4: ID Policies

Topics in this section:

Recognizing Features on Real Government Issued IDs
Training Solutions for ID Checking
Methods on How to Spot a Fake ID


Module 5: Massachusetts State Laws

Topics in this section:

Local and State Licensing
License and Court Sanctions
Health and Safety Standards
Conduct of Establishments and License Types
Prohibited Purchases and Practices
Establishment Records
Safe Delivery Practices


Module 6: Cultural Competence

Topics in this section:

Business Conduct
Internal Cultural Competence
Working with Co-Workers with Disabilities

Who chose BrightBuds?

24/7 Access

Say goodbye to scheduling live training or zoom sessions! Enrolled users can access this course anytime, from anywhere with a wi-fi connection using a smartphone, tablet, PC, or Mac.


Upon course completion, each user will be sent a personalized course certificate for their records.

Automatic Notifications

Managers and owners can be notified via email immediately when an employee completes the training.

Record Keeping

Mangers and owners can easily upload your entire team's training records and certificates to one central location, making it easy to keep track of who has and has not taken the training.

Cannabis Education and Sales Training

We have other training too! Combine your RVT course with other training courses that cover essential topics for budtenders, such as as sales and product knowledge.

Responsible Vendor Training Pricing

$ 80 Per User
  • Discounts offered to dispensary teams over 25 people

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We would love to hear about your dispensary training needs!

Contact us to learn more on how we can help your dispensary start it’s own online training platform.