Month: July 2020

‘Lazy Stoner’ Stereotype Smashed By Study Finding Marijuana Consumers Exercise More

Re-posted from Marijuana Moment By Ben Adlin   Does marijuana ruin an exercise routine? You might be surprised. A new study of older Americans found that cannabis consumers tended to do more formal exercise and engage in more physical activities than non-consumers during the course of a four-month trial. While authors cautioned the findings are …

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Cannabis Employees are in High Demand During Economic Crash

Re-posted from Politico The industry is looking for thousands of workers across the country. By PAUL DEMKO, MONA ZHANG and AREK SARKISSIAN 05/09/2020 07:00 AM EDT Coronavirus hasn’t kept some cannabis companies down: They’re staffing up even as unemployment in many other sectors soars. Weed businesses around the country that were in strong financial shape …

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The Cannabis Sector is Still Hiring and the Number of Applicants Looking for Work has Exploded

Reposted from The Financial Post. Bloomberg NewsKristine OwramPublishing date:May 04, 2020  •  Last Updated 2 months ago  •  3 minute read The cannabis sector employed 243,700 people at the beginning of 2020, up 15 per cent from the prior year and nearly double the number of jobs in 2017. Unlike many industries, the cannabis sector …

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Sophie Mas and Ellen Warner: B.C.’s Craft Cannabis Farmers can Help B.C. Economic Recovery

This article is reposted from the Vancouver Sun. Sophie Mas and Ellen WarnerPublishing date:Jul 10, 2020   As reported in the Vancouver Sun on June 13 (Prosecutable Product), the original public interest goals of Canada’s ground breaking Cannabis Act are not being achieved. The Cannabis Act was supposed to reduce and gradually eliminate the illicit market. …

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50 Best Companies to Work for in Cannabis

This article is re-posted from mgretailer.com The cannabis industry is in a phase of unprecedented growth. A report from Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics noted the industry employed an estimated 200,000 people in 2017 and is expected to create another 400,000 jobs nationwide by 2021. In October 2018, mainstream job-hunting platforms Glassdoor and LinkedIn, …

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Canada’s Next Cannabis Tourism Destination Could be this Small Town

This article is reposted from Leafly. Jesse B. Staniforth September 27, 2019 If you grew up in or around Ottawa in the 1980s, you’ll remember Smiths Falls as a tourism destination—back when the Hershey Company’s chocolate factory was running. Most kids visited the factory at least once growing up with grandparents or on a school …

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