55 Archived posts matching:"cannabis”

  • cannabis education

    These Are the Schools Offering a Higher Education in Cannabis

    The Wall Street Journal recently reported that the cannabis industry added 50,000 new jobs to the American economy last year, making it one of the fastest-growing industries in the country. As such, cannabis has finally warranted a place in higher education with courses that are tailored specifically for those interested in pursuing a career in the marijuana sector. […]

    • Career Advice
    • August 13, 2019
    • Madison Troyer
  • WebJoint

    The Future of Cannabis Brands and Deliveries with WebJoint’s COO

    ForceBrands is proud to partner editorially with WebJoint, the most advanced, METRC-integrated point-of-sale and inventory management platform for cannabis delivery services. WebJoint is carving a unique niche in the cannabis tech space. As the only software company in the world that focuses entirely on cannabis delivery services, WebJoint offers brands the opportunity to connect directly to their […]

    • Company Culture
    • August 12, 2019
    • Rebecca Fenton
  • women in cannabis

    Civilized Releases List Highlighting 24 Most Influential Women in Cannabis

    In March, The Green Fund estimated that the cannabis industry was worth $150 billion. Its rapid growth can likely be attributed to a large number of female trailblazers who are paving the way across multiple sectors, from entrepreneurship to politics. Unlike other more well-established industries that are historically male-dominated, cannabis offers the opportunity for women to […]

    • Company Culture
    • August 1, 2019
    • Madison Troyer
  • USA CBD Expo

    Inside Look at the First USA CBD Expo Coming to Miami in August

    The cannabis community is growing as rapidly as the industry itself. In August, thousands of industry leaders will come together at the first USA CBD Expo where representatives from top CBD brands and adjacent businesses will converge to learn and network while displaying their products to consumers and insiders alike. More than 250 vendors are expected […]

  • Recess

    How Recess’s Head of Supply Chain Laurie Breton Is Helping to Build a New Kind of Beverage Brand

    Laurie Breton knows that the success of any growing brand is a balance between implementing processes and systems while still enabling progressive thinking and creativity. As the Head of Supply Chain at Recess — a rapidly growing CBD-infused sparkling beverage — she’s focused on working with the team to build a leading consumer wellness brand. “I […]

  • UCLA Health Cannabis Research Initiative Fundraiser

    ForceBrands Hosts UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative Fundraiser

    ForceBrands’ specialized HerbForce division and cannabis community platform Trailblazers came together on Wednesday to present a fundraiser to benefit UCLA Health’s Cannabis Research Initiative. The event was hosted by ForceBrands’ Founder and CEO Josh Wand; No. 14’s Co-Founder and Partner Marci Freedman; OpenNest’s Partner Michael Kamins; and OpenNest’s Founder Tyler Wakstein. The fundraiser took place at ForceBrands’ New […]

  • mood33

    Sunday Funday with Co-Founder of BeyondBrands and mood33 Eric Schnell

    mood33 isn’t your average cannabis-infused beverage brand — it’s colorful and vibrant with unique flavor profiles to satisfy whatever good-mood feeling you’re looking to achieve. “We opted to own the power of the word ‘mood’ and its connotation in our brand name and chose to offer SKU naming formats of the feelings inspired by each […]

  • Cannabis Roundtable

    5 Cannabis Team Building Insights From ForceBrands’ HR Cannabis Roundtable

    The cannabis industry’s exponential growth in recent years is impossible to ignore. Currently legal in 11 states, the global legal marijuana market size is expected to reach $66.3 billion by the end of 2025, according to Grand View Research. Unlike other booming CPG sectors, cannabis is new and uncharted territory, creating an aura of excitement […]

  • cannabis compensation

    How the Cannabis Industry Harnesses the Ownership Mentality

    In 1974, Congress enacted the first tax measure designed to encourage employee stock ownership plans or ESOPs. Today, 32 million Americans own employer stock through ESOPs, options, stock purchase plans, and 401(k) plans. Research has shown that not only do workers at employee-owned (or partially-owned) companies fare better but the companies as a whole fare […]

  • cannabis benefits

    Sneak Peek Cannabis Benefits in 2020

    Already a multi-billion-dollar global industry, cannabis is young and rapidly expanding. However, regardless of how profitable its future looks, the cannabis industry still faces its own unique set of challenges, one of which is attracting the right talent in today’s candidate-driven market. ForceBrands’ 2019 Cannabis Talent Market Report, which surveyed full-time hiring decision-makers and leaders across cannabis, […]