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The Legal Cannabis Job Boom: Over 200,000 New Jobs in 2018

The Legal Cannabis Job Boom: Over 200,000 New Jobs in 2018

The cannabis industry now employs over 211,000 people full time across the 34 states that have legalized either medicinal or both medicinal and recreational pot. If we also count indirect employment, the figure rises to nearly 300,000 individuals who now enjoy job safety thanks to marijuana...




How Two Horrific Injuries Derailed Illinois Tort Reform

How Two Horrific Injuries Derailed Illinois Tort Reform

Starting in the late 1980s, insurance companies and their allies throughout the business sector began a push to limit defendants’ exposure in liability lawsuits. The movement, dubbed “tort reform,” targets state legislatures across the country to rewrite laws to protect business...

Walmart Shopper Receives $17 Million Award for Injury

Walmart Shopper Receives $17 Million Award for Injury

A simple trip to Walmart resulted in a horrific personal injury to a customer. A shoplifter trying to escape a West Virginia Walmart knocked over a woman on his way out of the store, resulting in severe internal injuries to the victim. On March 5, a West Virginia jury awarded the woman nearly $17...

It’s a Good Thing – Martha Stewart Embraces Cannabis

It’s a Good Thing – Martha Stewart Embraces Cannabis

How do you know CBD and hemp oil have gone mainstream? Perhaps when lifestyle guru Martha Stewart embraces them. Stewart has joined forces with Canopy Growth, a major Canadian cannabis company, to help with cannabis product development for people and pets. This partnership includes Sequential...

The Evolution of HR in The Cannabis Space

The Evolution of HR in The Cannabis Space

Cannabis has become a multi-billion-dollar business. As legalization spreads, one can already envision future global corporations seizing on the many opportunities that lay ahead. To face these challenges, the way the budding industry deals with human resources has had to evolve, and it will...

7 Most Common Cannabis Compliance Pitfalls

7 Most Common Cannabis Compliance Pitfalls

Compliance is key for marijuana businesses. The law is continually evolving, and companies must always be adapting, or they might risk losing their license. I have had the opportunity to hear one of the top compliance experts in the business, Joe Hodas, COO of General Cannabis, who is also a...

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