The head of a leading firm that connects businesses with job seekers says that employment in the legal marijuana industry is growing faster than any other field.
“You know what the fastest-growing job category in the United States is?” ZipRecruiter.com co-founder and CEO Ian Siegel asked. “Marijuana.”
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Despite strong opposition from former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and the overall limitations imposed by federal illegality in the U.S., 2017 is shaping up to be a great year for the North American cannabis in Continue reading “Investing In Marijuana: Cannabis Industry Raises Hit $1.8 Billion, Up 150% Year Over Year”
Beer sales could take a huge hit if more states legalize recreational marijuana. A new report from Cannabiz Consumer Group (C2G) predicts that the beer industry could lose more than $2 billion in retail sales due to legal marijuana. Continue reading “Report Predicts Beer Industry Losing $2 Billion in Sales Due to Legal Cannabis”
Eric Gaston owns pot stores in Renton and Auburn. He looks at lobbying in Olympia to allow out-of-state owners in Washington’s legal marijuana industry and sees trouble, a red flag waved in front of President Trump’s administration.
“This has the potential to make Jeff Sessions’ head explode,” said Gaston, a former Snohomish County prosecutor, referring to Trump’s nominee for U.S. attorney general. Sessions would be chief enforcer of the nation’s drug laws, which still consider pot in the same class as heroin. Continue reading “Washington State Marijuana Industry Split on out of States Owners”
The marijuana industry will be listening intently to the confirmation hearings for Jeff Sessions for attorney general on Tuesday morning. While many people are focused on Sessions past positions on civil rights, the cannabis companies are very concerned that this marijuana critic could put the brakes on the legalization of marijuana. Continue reading “Cannabis Industry Watches as Sessions Confirmation Hearing Begins Today”