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Poll: Almost Half of Cannabis Users Admit Heading into Work High

Poll: Almost Half of Cannabis Users Admit Heading into Work High

Poll: Almost Half of Cannabis Users Admit Heading into Work High

While employers in states with legal cannabis may not want employees to show up to work high, almost half of cannabis users have admitted that they’ve gone to work high, according to new survey results.

Colorado Safety Training for Marijuana Cultivation Workers

Colorado Safety Training for Marijuana Cultivation Workers

On May 31, 2017, the Colorado Department of Agriculture emailed an update on cannabis production, announcing that the Colorado School of Public Health and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are holding a safety training event for marijuana cultivation workers on June 28 at the CU Anschutz Campus in Aurora.

Oregon Assesses Marijuana Employment Growth

Marijuana Employment Seeing Rapid Growth in Oregon

On May 23, 2017, the Oregon Employment Department’s Workforce and Economic Research Division released the most recent results of its marijuana employment tracking, identifying rapid growth in the recreational sector.

Job Seekers to Find Opportunities at CCBE's Cannabis Career Fair

Job Seekers to Find Opportunities at CCBE’s Cannabis Career Fair

With eight more states having legalized some form of cannabis this past November, the industry is preparing for an unprecedented expansion, creating more job opportunities and careers for qualified individuals. If you’re looking for a career in cannabis, the Southern California Cannabis Career Fair at the California Cannabis Business Expo on Sunday, March 5, is a must-attend event.

Health Department Launches Survey on Coloradans Retail Cannabis Use

Health Department Publishes First “Guide for Worker Safety and Health in Marijuana Industry”

DENVER, Feb. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment recently released a comprehensive guide for worker safety and health in the marijuana industry.

Oregon Bill Would Prevent Employers From Firing Marijuana Users

Oregon Bill Would Prevent Employers From Firing Marijuana Users

Although recreational marijuana has been legal in Oregon for a little less than two years now, state residents can still lose their jobs for using the substance; however, if state lawmakers get their way, that may soon change.

How Arkansas Will Implement Medical Marijuana

How Arkansas Will Implement Medical Marijuana

In the days following the election, employers, potential patients, dispensaries and cultivation facilities are wondering when the new law will go into effect and, perhaps more importantly, how it will be implemented.

Equity

Competitive Compensation: Paying Cannabis Employees with Equity

Cannabusinesses will look for creative ways to hold onto talent. The classic response, especially for a new business in a young industry, is to offer equity-based incentive compensation to key employees.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Medical Marijuana Lawsuit

A judge has denied a petition to dismiss a lawsuit filed against a fabric company accused of violating a Rhode Island woman’s civil rights by denying her a paid internship based upon her use of medical marijuana.


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