Cannabis Jobs

News about careers in the cannabis industry. 

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Tue
25
Jun

University of Maryland launching Master’s Program on medical cannabis

The University of Maryland is launching a master’s degree program to instruct students on the science and regulation of medical marijuana. The new Master of Science (MS) in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics will “provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to support patients and the medical cannabis industry, add to existing research in the field, and develop well-informed medical cannabis policy,” according to a press release from the university.

Wed
12
Jun

From black market to stock market: Top tips from cannapreneurs who’ve done just that

No matter how you slice up the legislated cannabis industry, it’s apparent that there is a large cross section of people involved who have worked with cannabis before it became legal, and who have remained with the industry since legalization began sweeping the nation. Through determined advocacy for the plant that also fuels their respective businesses, these people who built their cannabis expertise in the decades leading up to legalization are scrappy entrepreneurs to learn from.

Wed
12
Jun

Budtending 101: 10 tips You should know

Budtending isn’t a job to be taken lightly. It’s not something you should pursue just because you have an enthusiasm for cannabis but rather recognized as a vocation of sorts to bring something beneficial into people’s lives.

Cannabis dispensaries are becoming more competitive as new markets emerge in recreational fronts, and budtenders are needing to pull up their socks to portray a professional, helpful image as the industry continues to sophisticate.

New to budtending and ready to stand out amongst the crowd and rise amongst the dispensary staff ranks? Here are 10 tips that may help you:

Wed
05
Jun

Could cannabis legalization lead to massive employment boom?

Cannabis legalization in America has led to a lot of good things so far. Opioid abuse is down in states where cannabis is legal, and a lot of tax revenue has already been generated.

What the government doesn’t want you to know is how many jobs cannabis legalization has created. Despite numerous states legalizing cannabis for medical and/or recreational use, it remains illegal on the federal level. As such, agencies like the Bureau of Labor Statistics turn a blind eye to any cannabis-based jobs, leaving them out of the statistics.

Tue
04
Jun

VA rejects Veteran’s loan application over job at licensed cannabis business

If only this story was an outlier and federal prohibition didn’t continue to make life difficult for veterans, even in states with recreational cannabis. But the Boston Globe published an article today about how a 35-year-old disabled Massachusetts vet, his wife, and their two kids, have been thwarted in their housing search because the guy has a management level job in the cannabis industry — and it’s indicative of issues facing our vets across the country.

Mon
03
Jun

5 tips for getting a job in the weed industry

The weed industry is at an exciting new starting point, as each new legal state offers a new load of job opportunities for those who seek it.

Just like every other industry, capitalism allows us to monetize nearly every aspect of the weed industry that is still fairly new, but most importantly, going to get bigger. Barring a complete disaster, marijuana has pretty much ingrained itself into our lives, and isn’t going anywhere.

If you are a diehard stoner or just looking for a new start, the green industry has a place for everyone and new jobs opening every day.

Fri
31
May

Hemp industry creating tens of thousands of jobs for American workforce

While the United States workforce may still have a ways to go before it reaps the economic benefits of a national cannabis industry, many working-class stiffs could get a taste for how this agricultural sect is going to impact the population as its non-intoxicating cousin prepares to go big time once again.

Mon
27
May
Wed
15
May

Mary Jane: How the cannabis industry can win women over

The cannabis wave that is washing over the U.S. is finally starting to eschew one of the most egregious stereotypes that the plant is just for men. We know this to be untrue by merely looking at the facts. In 2018 the total number of female cannabis consumers grew by 92 percent. Women currently make up 38 percent of cannabis users, but that is expected to increase to 50 percent by 2022.

Mon
13
May

Cannabis careers taking off across the region

Skylar Martin, a 21-year-old from Hollis, New Hampshire, had been struggling to get her career off the ground. Restaurant jobs and a try at massage therapy didn’t click.

A medical marijuana patient in New Hampshire, Ms. Martin knew that cannabis, and connecting with people over its therapeutic benefits, was something she could throw herself into.

She applied for a job at one of The Botanist’s dispensaries in New Hampshire and was referred to its medical marijuana dispensary that opened in December at 65 Pullman St. in Worcester.

Ms. Martin was hired to handle patient intake and counter sales as a technician there. She said she has found her passion.

“I’m a people person,” Ms. Martin said.

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