Cannabis Jobs

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Thu
23
Sep

North Bay Cities Take Differing Approaches to Cannabis Dispensaries

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Sausalito, Marin County restrict businesses while Santa Rosa aspires to ‚Äėmecca‚Äô status

In 2016, California voters legalized recreational cannabis for adults, setting off a rush of entrepreneurs who wanted to enter the newly legal market.

Legalization was intended to uplift people impacted by decades of cannabis criminalization, but the rollout has not been the same across the state. Local governments are allowed to decide whether to allow cannabis businesses to operate, resulting in a complicated patchwork of regulations.

Thu
23
Sep

Cannabis Manufacturing Considerations: From Raw Materials to Finished Goods

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Facility layout and design are important components of overall operations, both in terms of maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of the process(es) executed in a facility, and in meeting the needs of personnel. Prior to the purchase of an existing building or investing in new construction, the activities and processes that will be conducted in a facility must be mapped out and evaluated to determine the appropriate infrastructure and flow of processes and materials. In cannabis markets where vertical integration is the required business model, multiple product and process flows must be incorporated into the design and construction.

Mon
20
Sep

Helius Celebrates Female Leadership In Cannabis Sector

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Helius Therapeutics is taking time to reflect on Suffrage Day. On 19 September 1893, New Zealand became the first nation in the world to grant women the right to vote.

Now 128 years on, New Zealand has its third female Prime Minister, and almost half of its Members of Parliament are female. Women leaders are also significantly represented across the business sector, with more playing leading roles in science and healthcare.

The country’s largest licenced medicinal cannabis company, Helius Therapeutics, is no exception. Not only is it New Zealand’s first medicinal cannabis business to gain a GMP Licence to Manufacture Medicines, but Helius is led by chief executive, Carmen Doran.

Thu
16
Sep

Marijuana Delivery Opens Door For Young Entrepreneurs

Marijuana delivered right to your door. Delivery for recreational cannabis started this summer and it has opened up a door for young entrepreneurs who may not have had the chance before.

Marijuana retailer Cultivate has teamed up with the app Lantern and We Can Deliver to bring orders to homes. And people of color are first in line to benefit from this new industry.

Thu
16
Sep

Police: Man delivering marijuana takes Uber to hospital after being shot in northeast Columbus

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Police are investigating a shooting in northeast Columbus that sent a man to the hospital.  

According to the Columbus Division of Police, around 12:51 a.m., Thursday, officers responded to the report of a person shot in the area of Magnolia Blossom Boulevard and Daffodil Drive.  

When officers arrived on scene, they found a gray Dodge Charger with several bullet holes in the driver’s door, as well as rifle casings near the vehicle, but were unable to locate a victim.  

Police say, about an hour later, an Uber arrived at St. Ann’s Hospital with the 21-year-old male victim who was suffering from gunshot wounds to his back, stomach and right arm.  

Wed
15
Sep

Who Are America's Top Cannabis Employers?

 For the fourth year running, mg Magazine is compiling its listing of the top employers in the cannabis industry. The annual review process examines the benefits and perks, diversity, and corporate social responsibility efforts of thousands of U.S.-based businesses within multiple operating sectors, including manufacturing, cultivation, distribution, retailing, and ancillary professional services providers.COVID-19 had a tremendous impact on the legal cannabis industry, beginning when the State of California deemed retailers and cultivators "essential businesses.

" Shortly after that, other states followed suit, leading to an unprecedented year of sales growth. Support for legalization among consumers and legislators also grew.

Wed
15
Sep

Cannabis farmers, employees protest outside Sonoma County supervisors’ offices

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Sonoma County cannabis growers and their allies gathered by the dozens Friday outside the Board of Supervisors’ office in Santa Rosa to denounce the county’s handling of commercial cannabis regulation and taxation, calling it overly burdensome and costly.

Taxes levied by the county are excessive, growers say, and a slow, convoluted local permitting process has hampered the expansion of their industry since California voters legalized adult-use recreational marijuana in 2016.

Wed
15
Sep

The Green Rush: Cannabis Ignites MBA Interest

Despite the stigma, a growing number of MBA students are perusing careers in this fast-growing market

Nick Bellamy‚Äôs initial interest in the marijuana market was piqued several years ago after seeing the positive benefits it had on his grandfather‚Äôs health during his cancer treatment. ‚ÄúIt helped him so much. I was just so fascinated by how this product was still so inaccessible,‚ÄĚ says the MBA graduate of UC Berkeley‚Äôs Haas School of Business, from the Class of 2021.

Wed
15
Sep

No new joints: Santa Cruz County provisionally halts cannabis permits

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 Public speakers got into the weeds of the connotations and effects of the marijuana industry before the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors elected to institute a temporary emergency moratorium Tuesday.

As initially highlighted at the supervisors’ Aug. 24 meeting, residents in Supervisors Friend’s and Greg Caput’s districts have been voicing concerns around conflicts between residentially-zoned parcels and nearby Commercial Agriculture parcels. The timing of the majority of complaints coming in between the last six to eight months, Friend said, was due to the county’s permitting process.

Tue
14
Sep

Cannabis to drop rates

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Maribyrnong council is planning to become the first Australian council to grow medicinal cannabis to reduce household rates.

He said the enterprise could deliver a source of revenue independent of rates and boost local employment.‚ÄúIt‚Äôs become increasingly apparent, particularly with COVID, the community are really hurting financially,‚ÄĚ Cr Clarke said.

 

“The community ask us to look at rates. They ask, can we reduce rates?

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