Cannabis Jobs

News about careers in the cannabis industry. 

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Tue
27
Jul

Connecticut comes on board as 19th legal marijuana state

Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont signed a law in June to legalize, tax and regulate cannabis for in Connecticut. The legislation, sponsored by Senate President Martin Looney and House Speaker Matt Ritter, received final approval from both chambers of the state legislature in a special session.

Fri
23
Jul

As NC debates medical marijuana, people are getting high on hemp—it’s legal (sort of)

CHAPEL HILL – As North Carolina’s General Assembly debates the legalization of medical marijuana, hemp farmers and retailers have already found a legal alternative: Delta-8 THC.

Otherwise known as “Weed’s Little Brother,” Delta-8 THC, or D-8, is the hottest cannabinoid on the market right now, especially in states like North Carolina, where marijuana remains illegal.

“We started selling our first Delta-8 brand in November, and it blew up,” said Tanya Durand, owner of The Hemp Store on Franklin Street in Chapel Hill, in an interview with WRAL TechWire. “The response has definitely been overwhelming.”

Thu
22
Jul

Amazon Went to Space, Now on to Cannabis

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos just went to space. Now his company looks poised to embark on a new frontier—marijuana legalization.

It was just last month that Amazon officially announced that it was doing away with drug screening for pot, while also throwing its support behind proposed legislation that would finally legalize weed on the federal level. And now, there are mounting signs that the world’s largest online retailer is ready to put its ample financial resources behind the effort.

 

Thu
22
Jul

Marijuana growing and processing facilities could soon be coming to Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, Mich. — Charlotte's City Council has decided that they're not going to allow marijuana shops in the city anytime soon, but the community could see marijuana growing and processing facilities.

On average, each dispensary brings in about $28,000 in tax revenues to a community according to Mayor Michael Armitage. City officials didn't move forward with dispensaries because they didn't believe those revenues would offset the administrative burden, he said.

Fri
16
Jul

What Are the Best Jobs in the Cannabis Industry?

The cannabis industry is officially booming, which any economist will tell you means one thing, job creation. From entry-level positions to scientists and chefs, there’s something for everyone in the up-and-coming cannabis industry. If you were thinking about making a change or looking for a 420-friendly career path then there’s definitely no time like the present.

But, what are the best jobs in the cannabis industry and how do you snag one? Don’t worry, we got you. Sit back, spark up and let us get blunt about the 10 best jobs in the cannabis industry right now.

Fri
16
Jul

Delta-8 Products Regulated by New Michigan Law

Delta-8 in Michigan is getting a legal makeover.

Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan signed legislation on Tuesday that regulates Delta-8 THC, a psychoactive cannabinoid derived from hemp. Under the package of bills passed by lawmakers and approved by Whitmer, Delta-8 THC products will only be legally available from cannabis retailers licensed by the state’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) beginning on October 11, 2021.

Wed
14
Jul

Advocates File Petition to Legalize Cannabis in Missouri

Adult-use cannabis in Missouri could be on the horizon, as a local coalition has filed a petition to legalize. The group, Fair Access Missouri, is seeking to legalize cannabis for adults of legal age and create an “open-use market.” 

Mon
12
Jul

The Need for Accountants in the Cannabis Industry

How fast the cannabis industry is growing is astounding.

It’s managed to thrive through the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most challenging times in our country’s history.

As a result, business owners are readying themselves for a prosperous future. 

But a flourishing cannabis business is highly dependent on having the right people overseeing different aspects of the company.

Specifically, it’s integral you enlist the support of a financial professional to ensure your company finances are on the right track.

And stay on track as the industry and your company grow. 

Tue
06
Jul

New Rules in Colorado Rules Pave the Way for Bright Future of Hemp

Earlier this year in April, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released a publication that included changes to state “wholesale food, industrial hemp and shellfish regulations.” Some of these regulations officially went into effect on July 1, and now, the state will move forward into a new era of legal cannabis, but one that could potentially cause problems.

Wed
30
Jun

Is There a Hiring Crisis in Cannabis?

It was 2017 and Nevada had just made recreational cannabis legal. As a recruiter for the agricultural industry, I remember thinking to myself: Where are they going to find employees in an industry that does not exist?

This is a tough industry to work in, especially when it’s new and the goalposts keep changing. However, once you gain a fundamental understanding of the industry, you can learn to adapt and build a foundation that can get you through any changes or difficulties that may arise. When it comes to staffing, here are a few things I learned along the way.

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