Report: Legal Cannabis Industry Responsible For 150,000 Full Time Jobs

One of the most troubling aspects of current marijuana policy in this country, even in those states that have legalized marijuana, is the continuing job discrimination faced by those who smoke marijuana.

WASHINGTON: The legal cannabis industry is responsible for the creation of an estimated 150,000 full-time jobs, according to state-by-state datacompiled by the online content provider Leafly.com. Their analysis identified 149,304 full-time jobs supported by the legal marijuana industry. Not all of the jobs included in the tally involved direct contact with the plant, as ancillary businesses like Read the full article…

420MEDIA Hosts Cannabis Casting Call At Spokane Job Fair Saturday June 20th

“Those that pass the first round of auditions will be interviewing cannabis employers and potential employees on camera.”

WASHINGTON: So you want to be a canna star.  420MEDIA, a Seattle-based video and entertainment company, is casting for talented, ambitious, and entertaining actors and hosts who are passionate about cannabis for a series and commercials that will premier on its new online cannabis TV network, “Hmm Did You Know.”  “Bringing stunning, cinematic image quality Read the full article…

Will Work For Weed

This green rush is unlike other economic booms," Rheins says. "There are more opportunities in this new market, and employers are looking for workers across the spectrum — from insurance salesmen, to growers, to bankers, to security guards."

WASHINGTON: Start practicing your elevator pitch — the 60-second speech to land you a dream job in the cannabis industry. The Marijuana Business Association is hosting a job fair and networking event featuring up to 50 cannabis employers and keynote speakers from across the state. Spokane is host to the third MJBA job fair to date. MJBA Read the full article…

Get A Job — In Legal Marijuana

New cannabis comic strip by Gary ODD Edmund, inspired by the buzz created around New York Times Journalist Maureen Dowd's recent column.

By Gary ODD Edmund Gary ODD Edmund found his career in legal cannabis – drawing his own comic, “The Bud,” featured here on the MJNewsNetwork. Gary and The Bud suggest that if you are interested in finding your place in the fastest growing industry in America, you start by attending an MJBA Job Fair. The Read the full article…

MJBA’s Cannabis Job Fair Brings Together Top Employers and Job Seekers

Marijuana is safer than unemployment

WASHINGTON: The legal cannabis industry in Washington is poised to scale in 2015, as more licensed retail stores come online and relatively low price points drive consumer demand.  According to the latest MJ Research report, Washington’s cannabis industry has surpassed $100M in sales in its first 33 weeks of legal sales, and that is in Read the full article…

Washington’s Top Pot Companies Recruit At Seattle Job Fair

Job Fair Seattle was a huge success

WASHINGTON: Washington’s legal marijuana market is heating up. In the first two months of operation, the Evergreen State has generated more than 14 million in recreational marijuana sales, which resulted in more than $3 million in new tax revenues — all that with only a handful of legal pot shops open. Every week the Washington Liquor Read the full article…

Cannabis Job Fair Draws Hundreds

One of the most troubling aspects of current marijuana policy in this country, even in those states that have legalized marijuana, is the continuing job discrimination faced by those who smoke marijuana.

WASHINGTON:  From security to software, agriculture to transportation, the Marijuana Business Association’s cannabis job fair was unlike any Kevin Donald’s ever attended. “I would like to understand more about it,” he told one employer at a booth inside a Bellevue hotel. Donald came all the way from Raleigh for the Marijuana Business Association job fair Read the full article…

Evergreen Herbal’s Marco Hoffman VIP Presenter At MJBA Job Fair

Evergreen Herbal, a premier Washington based medibles and smokeless alternatives producer, is looking to fill three positions at the event

WASHINGTON:  The cannabis industry is on fire, pun intended, and with it comes employment opportunities for everyone from cannabis connoisseur to novice.  This Saturday’s MJBA Job Fair is a one-stop shop for those seeking employment in the growing industry.  Evergreen Herbal, a premier Washington based medibles and smokeless alternatives producer, is looking to fill three positions Read the full article…