Cannabis Jobs

News about careers in the cannabis industry. 

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Wed
27
Feb

Strainprint Technologies partners with cannabis at work to connect job hunters with employers exclusively within the cannabis industry

Strainprint Community, an interactive, online platform that provides education and support for the cannabis community is pleased to announce a partnership with Cannabis At Work (CAW), the leading source for cannabis jobs in Canada, delivering recruitment services, online industry training, and HR consulting services to the cannabis industry.

Tue
26
Feb

Marketing marijuana: Industry experts weigh in on how to handle it in Mass.

Marijuana business hopefuls are eyeing different ways to market their products in Massachusetts as they face increasing competition, along with a strict regulatory structure.

There are nine open retail shops and dozens of medicinal marijuana dispensaries in Massachusetts. With additional shops and dispensaries in the regulatory pipeline, marketing has become a bigger focus for people in the industry.

Victor Pinho, the California director of the Cannabis Marketing Association, moderated a recent panel of four industry leaders in Boston’s Seaport District. “We’re building this industry as things are changing along the way,” Pinho said.

Tue
26
Feb

UConn’s cannabis growing course sheds light on a plant once kept in the shadows

In a greenhouse at the bottom of Horsebarn Hill, a few plants stand much taller than the rest, the tops of their green, dissected leaves tickling the grow lights that feed them 18 hours of “sunshine” per day.

That still wasn’t enough for these hemp plants, which started to flower despite researchers’ best efforts to keep them “vegging out,” or growing in a vegetative state. Grown as part of UConn’s new course on the horticulture of cannabis — one of the first of its kind in the U.S. — these young, leggy weeds are now destined for the trash, in favor of plants that are still bud-free.

Fri
22
Feb

New marijuana laws in 2019 could help black and Latino drug dealers go legal

Fourth-generation Oakland native Tucky Blunt grew up around weed. His grandmother used it. So did his parents and his friends.

Blunt (yes, that's his real last name) started selling to friends in the neighborhood when he was 16. He was usually careful, buying in bulk from a trusted supplier and selling to customers who'd call him to meet up.

After nearly a decade of illegal sales, it was $80 worth of pot that got him in trouble. He was found with a handful of baggies stashed in his pants when police officers came for him, tipped off by someone Blunt thought was a friend.

Fri
22
Feb

Ontario lottery winners must now ramp up

The 25 recipients fortunate enough to have been selected in Ontario’s recent cannabis retail lottery are now faced with transforming lady luck into a solid business operation.

“The AGCO expects that applicants will prepare plans, which account for all aspects of running a business,” says Raymond Kahnert, media contact for the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) in Toronto.

 

Lottery winners are now on their way to obtaining the first provincial licences to sell cannabis from a storefront operation. However, Kahnert notes, “the AGCO is not in a position to provide advice.”

Wed
20
Feb

The tiny Canadian town that marijuana saved

Like so many small towns in the U.S. during the recession, Smiths Falls, Ontario hit rock bottom in 2008.

Three factories shut down in the small Canadian town, including the country's largest Hershey's factory.

“It was a five-year period there where it was hard to find any good news,” said Smiths Falls Mayor Shawn Pankow as he watched 1,500 jobs leave.

“Smiths Falls was basically on life support,” said Jamie Norris, a tow-truck driver and lifelong resident. “People were losing their houses and losing their vehicles.”

Who knew this town's lowest of lows would be remedied by getting high.

Canopy Growth Corporation, a medical marijuana startup in 2013, was looking for a place to spark its business. 

Sun
17
Feb

Cannabis seeds – understanding the basics

Growing Cannabis from seeds for people who are interested in doing this at home is a new thing for many people. We recognize that. It’s also worth pointing out that the law is changing rapidly around the topic of Cannabis, with many countries now moving to legalize some, if not all, aspects of growing or possessing it. Ensure it’s legal for you in your country before proceeding. That’s solely your responsibility and yours alone. 

Fri
15
Feb

The essential cost guide to becoming a cannabis micro-cultivator in Canada

Tucked into the Cannabis Act—the federal legalization that allows for the legal sale of recreational cannabis in Canada—one will find the rules governing how to operate a micro-cultivation facility.

Like the large licenced producers (LPs), there are licensing fees and security requirements; unlike those LPs, micro-cultivators are subject to a designated square footage and output.

 

Tue
12
Feb

These cannabis jobs are most in-demand right now

Cannabis is the fastest growing sector in the United States, but which cannabis jobs are in highest demand?

Today, there couldn’t be more options for high-level managers, scientists, weed nerds and all of the above to work in the legal marijuana industry. These are the most sought-after jobs.

Dispensary Manager and Budtender

The first cannabis jobs that come to mind, and for good reason, are dispensary manager and budtender. These are the two most in-demand jobs in legal weed.

Tue
12
Feb

Legal hemp delivery drivers released from jail but still charged with smuggling marijuana

Two delivery drivers who were arrested in Oklahoma for shipping legal hemp have been released from jail, although they are still facing charges for smuggling cannabis, writes Joseph Misulonas.

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