While the fate of legal cannabis may be uncertain in the United States, Canada continues to make progress on its planned rollout of recreational cannabis this summer.
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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.
Although the Silver State just started recreational marijuana sales this past summer, the number of workers Nevada marijuana businesses employ is creating quite the buzz.
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.
Investors in medical cannabis projects are focusing on Greece, where a warm, sunny climate and potentially favorable future legislation could help the government deliver on a promise to pull the country out of a seven-year economic crisis.
TRENON, N.J., Nov. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The New Jersey CannaBusiness Association (NJCBA), the state’s leading business advocacy group for expanding access to medical cannabis and responsible adult-use of cannabis, congratulates Governor-Elect Phil Murphy in his historic victory.
New Mexico’s booming medical pot program is undergoing changes that are intended to help alleviate growing pains, a state Department of Health official told lawmakers this week.
California’s cash crop is sprouting a new kind of green: “cannabis careers.”
Scientists. Tax collectors. Typists. Analysts. Lawyers. And more scientists. Recreational marijuana use becomes legal in California in 2018, and one of the things to blossom in the emerging industry isn’t green and leafy – it’s government jobs.
Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale believes legalizing and regulating recreational marijuana could be an antidote to the state’s budget woes.
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.
The California City police and fire departments are preparing for the addition of dozens of medical marijuana cultivation and manufacturing businesses.
A year shy of Ohio’s medical marijuana program becoming operational, Cleveland Cannabis College is expanding it’s curriculum in the hopes of helping to fill the thousands of jobs that could be created with the budding industry.
Jesus Aponte pushes a door open to reveal hundreds of aromatic, spiky green plants, a crop that Puerto Rico hopes will help it ease a grinding economic crisis by generating millions in revenue and tens of thousands of jobs.
Thousands of job seekers lined up at the world’s largest cannabis career fair.
Recreational marijuana is now legal in several U.S. states, and more than 20% of people over 21 years old in the country are allowed to smoke legally. CNN’s Cristina Alesci explains what you need to know about the future of the weed industry.
Regulate Rhode Island’s report suggests that legalizing marijuana will create new jobs and bring in tax revenue for the state.
A Pennsylvania town that lost its steel industry 25 years ago hopes a new medical marijuana facility will bring economic revitalization. Braddock, Penn., lost its steel industry more than 25 years ago and since has been considered a financially distressed community. But the prospect of a medical marijuana facility is encouraging news for the town.
The founders of ResponsibleOhio, the group that sought to legalize recreational marijuana through a 2015 ballot measure, want to start growing and processing medical marijuana, according to a March 8, 2017, article at Cleveland.com. Jimmy Gould and Ian James are seeking one of 12 licenses available under the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program.
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.
In Oregon, Washington state and Colorado, marijuana tax revenues totaled at least $335 million in either the last calendar year or the last fiscal year.
Weedmaps has placed 80 billboards throughout Massachusetts, and is also hiring at several Massachusetts colleges and universities.
Entrepreneurs, investors and career seekers are eager to navigate California’s newly legalized recreational cannabis market and the California Cannabis Business Expo is ready to show current and future stakeholders the way on its opening day at the Sheraton Marina Hotel in San Diego on March 5, 2017.
SEATTLE, Jan. 12, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The legal cannabis industry is responsible for the creation of an estimated 123,000 full-time jobs in the United States, according to data provided by the online content provider Leafly.com.
CNBC’s Kate Rogers reports on where the jobs are in the marijuana industry as the substance becomes legal in more places.
The legal marijuana industry had a $2.39 billion impact on the state of Colorado in 2015. This is according to a new report released by the Marijuana Policy Group, an economic and market research firm based out of Denver.
With millions of voters in Massachusetts poised to vote on a referendum to legalize recreational marijuana in the state, a citizen panel has just released its findings on legalization’s potential impacts.
A new report on the cannabis industry details its explosive growth and may be pointing to a different kind of job market.
The government of New Brunswick is giving a proposed medical marijuana facility in the province a major financial boost — investing a total of $4 million into the operation.
Legislators and business leaders in Texas are making the case for decriminalizing marijuana in their state, according to a July 18, 2016, article in the Austin American-Statesman. They are trying to address a common problem. Minor, nonviolent drug offenses often prevent people from getting jobs due to their criminal record.
Colorado’s fledgling marijuana industry — which, in the grand scheme of things, is just a tiny sliver of the economic pie chart — is backfilling retail sales losses.
A report from the Hawaii Dispensary Alliance says the state’s medical marijuana dispensaries could produce revenues between $12 million and $38 million during their first year of operation, according to an Associated Press article. By 2018, dispensaries could bring in $80.5 million as registered patients grow from 14,000 to as many as 40,000.
If you’ve ever dreamt of saying the words, “I just applied for Willie Nelson’s weed company,” your dreams are about to become a reality.
According to the Associated Press, members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs have voted to approve a project to construct a marijuana cultivation facility on their reservation in Oregon.
DELAVAN, Ill., Nov. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — For the first time in history, high quality medical cannabis is legally available in Illinois. Revolution Cannabis- Delavan, a producer of superior quality medical cannabis, is proud to announce registered patients and caregivers can purchase its products at licensed Illinois dispensaries beginning Monday, November 9, 2015.
Some in the marijuana industry, based on their experiences on the job in the period between 2009 and 2013, believe that this industry vertical is actually anti-recessionary, even if it is not entirely shielded by “market correcting” events.
CARBONDALE, Ill., Aug. 27, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Based in Carbondale, Illinois, Ieso is one of only 21 applicants to be awarded a state cultivation license and the only Illinois company that uses greenhouses to produce medical cannabis. We are seeking people who are dedicated, dependable, professional, and curious about innovative medicine to work in a wide variety of positions.
While marijuana legalization remains a controversial topic, it has long been argued that marijuana market affects the real estate industry in a positive way.
Legal marijuana is already big business in America. Colorado alone sold more than $700 million worth of legal weed in 2014, its first full-year of legal recreational and medical sales.
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.
MassRoots, the leading social media company in the cannabis space, is due to begin trading in the next month or so. Earlier this week, we saw continued progress toward the company’s public presence with the issuance of its ticker (OTC Pink: MSRT).
By far one of the most interesting trial balloons the cannabis industry will ever see is about to get floated in the form of medical marijuana in Nevada, and specifically in the den of iniquity itself, Las Vegas.
We can’t help but think how the burgeoning cannabis industry is contributing to putting America back to work.
The cannabis business has created a demand that trade schools hope to fill as they train workers for positions in this emerging field.
Cannabis stocks enjoyed their first day of 2015 with a majority of the sector rallying. It is not too surprising to see a bounce with tax-loss harvesting behind us.
This morning’s November ADP jobs report came in with more than 200,000 jobs added. The U.S. economy continues to chug along, but this report was a bit softer than expected.
With recent passage of legislation around the country legalizing the production, sell and possession of marijuana – medical and recreational – the business is booming.
FAIR LAWN, N.J., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — AnythingIT/WeedHire (OTCBB: ANYI) today announced that HighTimes.com has featured WeedHire.com’s October Job of the Month with plans to run a monthly WeedHire job feature moving forward.
FAIR LAWN, N.J., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — AnythingIT/WeedHire (OTCBB: ANYI) today announced that WeedHire.com was the most visited career site in the legal cannabis industry during the month of August, according to SimilarWeb, which measures online behavior worldwide.
The budding pot industry is creating a tech boomlet.