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5 Cannabis Dispensary Anti-Harassment Methods

Unacceptable Harassment In The Cannabis Industry

Leaders at many cannabis organizations are taking a fresh look at their strategies for preventing and addressing sexual harassment in the wake of the #MeToo movement. As you revisit your policies, don’t forget to also fine-tune your complaint procedures and without a robust process that employees can trust in the retail cannabis dispensary, an anti-harassment…

Cannabis Industry Annual “Historic” Update

While the pandemic’s impact remains top of mind for most of us, cannabis businesses have also faced wildfires, early frosts, labor shortages, licensing delays, and much more this year. We all have had our challenges in 2020, yet the industry has had its share of wins too. As lockdowns spread across the country, cannabis businesses…

Marijuana Use Is Up Among Workers

Marijuana Use Is Up Among Workers

More U.S. workers are testing positive for marijuana while the number testing positive for opioids continues to decline, according to the annual Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index. Based on an analysis of nine million drug tests conducted in 2018, Quest determined that 5.1 percent of the general workforce tested positive for drugs and another 2.7…

Pay Attention To Millennials Using Cannabis

Pay Attention Using Cannabis

The world is in the thick of the Millennial moment. This year, the cohort of Americans who were born between 1981 and 1996, otherwise known as Millennials, will replace their parents, the Baby Boomers, as the country’s largest living adult generation. There are 71 million Millennials in the U.S., a group that outnumbers the entire…

Making Cannabis Work Mean Something

Making Cannabis Work Mean Something

Making Work Meaningful in the Cannabis Industry Cannabis industry employees value salary, benefits and company leadership, but meaningful work drives job satisfaction more than ever. What the cannabis dispensary decision-maker may be missing, however, is an understanding of what really energizes staffers: the ability to spend their time doing meaningful work. Data show that while…

Marijuana Legal In More Of U.S.

More states – Michigan, Missouri, and Utah – legalized the use of marijuana in ballot measures on Election Day, Nov. 6. Employers in these states need to review their drug-use policies and communicate any updates to employees. Michigan voters approved recreational marijuana, while medical marijuana was legalized in Missouri and Utah. A ballot measure to…

California Medical Marijuana Non-Discrimination

In recent years, medical marijuana has been used extensively and has gained acceptance amongst California residents. In keeping up with the trend, lawmakers recently introduced a bill that would amend California’s employment discrimination laws to impose liability on employers for discrimination against medical marijuana users. A.B. 2069 was aimed at prohibiting employers from engaging in…

Michigan Publishes Medical Marijuana “Universal Symbol”

The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) released information today to inform and advise license applicants regarding the labeling of medical marihuana products under the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act. An advisory bulletin was also issued to publish the universal symbol as required by the Emergency Rules. A marihuana plant or marihuana product containing…

The #Cannabis Industry & #Microsoft (giving us some love)

The great health benefits of cannabis can actually blow our minds and most of the states in the U.S. have legalized marijuana sales for medical purposes. The 6% studies conducted to analyze the medicinal properties of marijuana have revealed that the plant contains chemicals that may help treat a range of illnesses and symptoms. Its two…