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.
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Unions have caught a whiff of a rare opportunity to organize a whole new set of workers as recreational marijuana becomes legal in California.
Local businesses are facing a dilema now that recreational marijuana is legal in Nevada. The question is, do they hire someone who uses the drug on their own time? Companies are being forced to review their policies.
For anyone curious about working in the world of weed, a new resource makes job-hunting easier. A recruiting agency for legal cannabis firms has launched a website that aims to serve as a one-stop shop for employers and job seekers.
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.
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.
The Arkansas Senate passed a number of bills Thursday regulating medical marijuana.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On Sept. 23, 2016, Ohio Gov. John Kasich announced eight appointments to the 14-member state Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee.
On May 25, 2016, the Ohio State Senate voted to approve a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in the state. According to The Columbus Dispatch, the bill passed by the skin of its teeth, with 18 senators voting in favor and 15 voting against.
Voters will be asked in November whether Californians of legal drinking age should be allowed to smoke marijuana, whether or not it’s for medicinal purposes.
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.
Being able to afford medication has always been a concern of the sick, and especially the poor and sick. As marijuana becomes the answer for more health problems, the same question applies, “How can I afford it?”
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.
In a 6-0 decision, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that patients can be fired by employers for using medical marijuana, despite the fact that both medical and recreational marijuana are legal within the state.
While drug testing is not new, the legalization of recreational marijuana in states like Washington, Colorado, Oregon and Alaska has added a question mark for some employees.
The United Food and Commercial Workers union has been organizing employees in the U.S. cannabis and hemp industries since 2008. Its Cannabis Workers Division now represents several thousand workers in six states and Washington, D.C.
If Brandon Coats, the quadriplegic who was fired solely because of off-duty legal medical marijuana use at his home in Colorado, had lived and worked in New York, would his job have been protected?
Like the California Gold Rush of the 19th century, the legalized marijuana trade is attracting industry hopefuls nationwide with great expectations for working in this booming nascent sector.
Cannabis stocks were better to sell today. Perhaps this was due to the hangover from yesterday’s press blitz. Regardless, the space continues to hold up despite the volatility experienced by broader equity markets.
The Colorado Supreme Court’s upcoming decision in Coats v. Dish Network will be important for Colorado medical marijuana patients who risk losing their livelihoods when they fail employer drug tests.
The budding pot industry is creating a tech boomlet.
DENVER, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — CannaSearch, LLC, in cooperation with Point Seven and CannaBrand (TM) will host CannaSearch, a cannabis career and educational fair, at Mile High Station, 2027 Old West Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80204.
Hemp Temps is the original, first, and only cannabis industry full-staffing company that focuses on meeting all staffing needs. We match dispensaries and grow facilities with top notch Hemp Temps to assist with their growing, trimming, bud-tending and general industry needs.
THCjobs connects passionate and talented people with companies and organizations in the marijuana industry.
Cannajobs allows users to post open job listings and resumes for employment in the legal cannabis industry.