The largest U.S. auto-dealer chain has lightened up on lighting up. AutoNation Inc. no longer refuses to hire job applicants who test positive for marijuana in drug screenings.
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Province Projects Hundreds of New Brunswick Cannabis Jobs in 2018
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.
Nevada Marijuana Businesses Have Created More Than 6,700 Jobs
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.
Montana Health Department Drafts Dozens of New Medical Marijuana Rules
The state health department released a pack of proposed rules for the medical marijuana industry, which will be the subject of a public hearing this month.
Government Jobs Sprouting as Legal Pot Looms in California
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.
Some Ohioans Want Residency Requirement for Medical Pot Business Licenses
As the Ohio Department of Commerce prepares to give licenses to medical marijuana growers, some entrepreneurs want the state to restrict licensees to only those who live in Ohio. Ohio’s medical marijuana law allows the Department of Commerce to grant licenses to 12 large growing operations and 12 small growing operations.
Braddock, Penn., Looks to Medical Marijuana For Economic Revitalization
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.
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.
The Marijuana Gold Rush
CNBC’s Kate Rogers reports on where the jobs are in the marijuana industry as the substance becomes legal in more places.
Willie Nelson Wants You to Work for His New Marijuana Company
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.
Cannabis Business Owners: Employment Laws Apply to You!
Even though cannabis remains illegal under federal law, the federal government still has an interest in the wages, hours and working conditions of all cannabis industry employees.
Ohio House Passes Medical Marijuana Bill
The Republican-controlled Ohio House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a medical marijuana bill 71-26. The bill, however, would not allow medical users to smoke marijuana or to grow it at home. Patients would have to use a vaporizer, and prescription users would not be allowed to keep more than 90 days’ worth of marijuana.
Will the Next Wave of Medical States Undo the Coats Decision?
The Coats decision may ultimately be remembered as an aberration, a false start in the effort to figure out marijuana regulation in the early days.
Is the Marijuana Industry Recession-Proof?
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.
Colorado Court Rules Patients Can Be Fired for 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.
MJ License Restrictions Thwart ‘Ban the Box’ Employment Laws
“Ban the Box” or Fair Chance to Work laws are state statutes that limit an employer’s ability to ask an interviewee about arrests and convictions. Most job seekers assume that checking the box banishes an application to oblivion.
Achieving Diversity in the Cannabis Industry
Diversity, like love and peace, is a virtue widely embraced. Getting it done takes working through the grittier details, though.
A Call to Arms: Women Claiming Space in Cannabis
Many CEOs, business owners, and entrepreneurs are breaking barriers in the cannabis industry with unprecedented foresight and drive.
Workplace Drug Policies Need Clarity in DC
Testing for employee marijuana use in Washington, D.C., is riddled with gray area now that recreational marijuana is legal under Initiative 71.
Cannabis Staffing Agencies Challenge High Turnover
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.
Schools for the Pursuit of Cannabis Careers
The cannabis business has created a demand that trade schools hope to fill as they train workers for positions in this emerging field.
DC Bans Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing
The proliferation of legal marijuana in the last decade has come as a huge relief to millions of marijuana users in the United States.
With Harvest Season, ‘Trimmigrants’ Flock to California’s Pot Capital
California’s Humboldt County is known for its towering redwoods. But this region about 200 miles north of San Francisco has another claim to fame: Humboldt is to weed what Napa is to fine wine — it’s the heart of marijuana production in the U.S.
California’s Employment and Urine Privacy
The growing acceptance of medical (and, to a lesser extent, of recreational) marijuana use state by state has added a few extra degrees to the temperature of the stove beneath a long-simmering issue in U.S. employer-employee relations.
Cannabis Creating Job Opportunities
With recent passage of legislation around the country legalizing the production, sell and possession of marijuana – medical and recreational – the business is booming.
The Marijuana Business Badly Needs More Women
Just like that klatch of stoners who always hung out under the oak tree during high-school lunch period, the burgeoning marijuana industry needs some women, pronto.
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.
WeedHire.com is a career website specifically targeting employment within the legal cannabis industry. Our mission is to help our clients hire the most qualified individuals and to help those individuals find the best job opportunities in their respective fields furthering their careers. Individuals may use our website for free to manage their careers by posting resumes or by searching our growing collection of job postings.
California Jobs and Medical Marijuana Use
California is generally very protective of employee rights, including the rights of disabled workers, and imposes strict limits on when employers may require drug testing. The state was also one of early adopters of a compassionate use statute, shielding patients from state criminal prosecution for medical use of marijuana.