Cannabis Job Openings Pay 11% More Than Similar Jobs – Demand is Surging!

Seek greener pastures over at the cannabis industry, where salaries are 11% higher then the national median salary. There’s also a pretty good chance that you’ll get a job, considering that a new report from Glassdoor revealed that job openings jumped 76% in one year.

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Is Vaping a Trap for Addiction?

Vaping has been one of the most beneficial modern trends especially for smokers. It became an avenue for those with severe addiction or nicotine dependency to effectively manage their urges, and in some cases, even became a vehicle for cessation. But is vaping really an effective alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes or is it a gateway for minors and non-smokers to get into smoking?

William Barr Is The New Attorney General – Now What For Cannabis?

So while he said he would respect state cannabis laws, Barr also still supports criminalization of cannabis at the federal level. Using a hands-off approach despite the federally illegal status of cannabis is certainly still better than having Sessions on board. “I think it’s a mistake to back off on marijuana,” Barr said last month. “However, if we want a federal approach, if we want states to have their own laws, then let’s get there and let’s get there right away.”

The U.K. Just Got Its First Bulk Medical Cannabis Shipment

The first bulk batch of medical cannabis imported into the U.K. since it was legalized for prescription last year has arrived from the Netherlands. The shipment, exported by the Office of Medical Cannabis, will be sent directly to pharmacies to provide to patients under prescription for treating conditions including chronic pain and multiple sclerosis, according to a statement from British startup Grow Biotech. The company said it worked with investor European Cannabis Holdings and pharmaceutical…

Opinion: Here’s Why the Craft Cannabis Industry Can Thrive in the Face of Big Marijuana

In 2012, Washington and Colorado became the first states to legalize recreational marijuana. Since then, more states have followed. To date, 33 states have legalized the recreational or medicinal use of marijuana. Canada legalized recreational use nation-wide in October 2018. As these legal markets emerge, investments are pouring in (by one estimate, consumer spending on marijuana will reach $23.4 billion in 2022), including two high-profile investments from Corona-maker Constellation Brands STZ, +0.55% and Marlboro-maker Altria…

Cannabis Retail Shops Are Scrambling to Open on Time Across Ontario

Would-be cannabis shop owners in Ontario have just a few weeks left to pass through intense regulatory hoops if they hope to be selling marijuana by April. Most likely some of them will be unable to open in time to meet the government deadline, industry insiders say. With just a month and a half to go, only eight proposed shops across the province have submitted their retail store applications. What many had thought would be…