11 Archived posts matching:"marijuana”

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    Report Reveals the State of the 2020 Cannabis Job Market

    The cannabis industry was one of the fastest-growing job markets in 2018. So how is 2020 shaping up? And could it be an indicator of what’s ahead for the legal marijuana sector? According to Leafly’s annual Cannabis Jobs Report, rumors of the cannabis boom losing momentum in 2019 may only be the result of growing […]

    • Cannabis
    • February 10, 2020
    • Rebecca Fryer
  • 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 […]

    • Cannabis
    • June 20, 2019
    • Rebecca Fryer
  • How Cannabis Employee Benefits Compare to Other Industries

    The cannabis industry is showing impressive growth strides. In 2018 alone, sales of legal cannabis in the U.S. amounted to nearly $10 billion, according to FitSmallBusiness. The market is expected to continue growing at 21 percent per year and is anticipated to generate almost $23 billion by 2021. But even amid rapid growth, there remains a […]

  • Cannabis Marketing Roundtable

    5 Key Takeaways From ForceBrands’ Cannabis Marketing Roundtable

    Over the past two years, there has been a 690 percent increase in cannabis jobs. The industry is rapidly growing, but it’s not without its challenges. Many employers and employees have to learn strategies as they go and pave their own road to success amidst the “green rush.” Without others preceding them, certain companies have […]

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    Peek Inside 4 California-Based Cannabis Edibles Companies

    California has long been a trailblazer in the cannabis industry. The first state to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes in 1996, the state also began allowing recreational sales in 2018. Over the last 22 years, California has generated $2.75 billion in cannabis sales — a feat no other state has yet to accomplish. Edibles — […]

    • Cannabis
    • January 23, 2019
    • Madison Troyer
  • Planet 13

    4 Fast Facts About the World’s Largest Cannabis Dispensary, Planet 13

    The world’s largest cannabis dispensary opened in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 1. Spanning 40,000 square feet, Planet 13 sits just adjacent to the four-mile Las Vegas Strip and boasts both a massive marketplace and an entertainment complex. Here are some fast facts about this new mega-dispensary. 1. It’s Still Growing Currently, Planet 13 only […]

    • Cannabis
    • November 8, 2018
    • Madison Troyer
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    4 Luxury Lifestyle Canadian Cannabis Brands to Watch

    Canada became the second country in the world to legalize marijuana after a bill that was passed by parliament in June went into effect on October 17. The bill permits adults to possess up to 30 grams of marijuana and grow up to four plants of any size per household. Canada’s federal legalization of recreational […]

    • Cannabis
    • October 17, 2018
    • Madison Troyer
  • canada cannabis companies

    3 Stocks to Watch When Cannabis Becomes Legal in Canada

    On October 17, Canada became the first advanced economy to legalize the adult use of recreational marijuana on the federal level. Medical marijuana has been legal in Canada since 2001, and several companies that are already thriving in the legal medical market expect to see major gains with this new consumer base. Investors may want […]

    • Cannabis
    • October 12, 2018
    • Jane Harkness
  • cannabis jobs myths

    ‘Working in Cannabis Is Illegal’ and Other Cannabis Hiring Myths

    Cannabis is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Year over year, there’s been a 445 percent increase in job listings in marijuana, making it the fastest growing job category in the U.S., ZipRecruiter.com Co-founder and CEO Ian Siegel said at a U.S. News & World Report conference this year. Professionals from across industries are […]

    • Cannabis
    • September 19, 2018
    • Madison Troyer
  • Cannabis Jobs

    How Cannabis-Infused Beverages Are Disrupting the $350B Alcohol Industry

    Cannabis is a budding industry. Although not yet legal in all 50 states, the cannabis industry already employs 125,000-160,000 full-time jobs in the U.S. — about the same number as kindergarten teachers and librarians nationwide. And it’s not exclusive to any one category. While cannabis is infiltrating food and beauty, it has the potential to disrupt […]

    • Beverage
    • June 27, 2018
    • Rebecca Fryer