US cannabis industry now supports 321,000 full-time jobs

The recent 2021 Leafly Jobs Report, revealed 321,000 full-time equivalent (FTE) occupations upheld by lawful cannabis as of January 2021. The report completely incorporates both plant-touching and auxiliary positions, which includes everybody from budtenders to accountants. The United States, now has more legitimate cannabis labourers than EMTs and paramedics in the cannabis industry. What you […]

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The Car is Stronger Than Steel and it’s Made From…Hemp!

With climate change affecting the world, there are several innovative ideas on handling contaminating emanations from a vehicle. These ideas range from hydrogen-powered modules to the electric car. Perhaps one solution to creating more bio-fuel vehicles and reducing carbon emissions lies in Henry Ford’s innovative hemp-powered car. (Photo: green camp,na) What you should know about […]

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Types of jobs in cannabis

The cannabis industry focuses on four main sectors—cultivation, lab/extraction, manufacturing and retail. Businesses that own all areas of their production are called vertically integrated cannabis businesses. We chose to focus on these four segments of the industry because they include the most cannabis-specific roles. Cultivation The cannabis plant starts in cultivation facilities, wherehorticulturists grow the […]

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Manufacturing Professions & Occupations

  Manufacturing operations package and prepare cannabis products for sale. Common positions in manufacturing include VP of producing, Production Supervisor, Product Technician, Edibles Specialist and Packager. VP of Manufacturing The VP of producing is primarily responsible for ensuring projects start and finish on time by overseeing product development of quality goods. Production Supervisor The Production […]

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Lab/Extraction Professions & Occupations

  Lab/extraction operations are the facilities where cannabis testing and extraction take place. Common positions in lab/ extraction include Director of Extraction, Extraction Manager, Quality Manager, Compliance Manager and Chemist. Director of Extraction The Director of Extraction, also known as the Lab Director, owns the development of post-harvest processes, performs chemical analysis for the determinationof […]

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Cultivation Professions & Occupations

  Cultivation professions and operations are the facilities where cannabis plants grow to maturation. Common positions in cultivation include Director of Cultivation, Grow Manager, Grower/Horticulturist and Trimmer. The Director of Cultivation The Director of Cultivation is responsible for overseeing operations of all cultivation facilities, managing cultivation agents, establishing standard operating procedures and meeting production goals. […]

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Retail Professions & Occupations

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Retail operations are adult-use and/or medical dispensary locations accessible to patients and/or consumers. Common positions in retail include VP of Retail, Director of Retail, Dispensary Store Manager, Visual Merchandiser and Budtender.   Vice President of Retail Operations The Vice President of Retail Operations develops and establishes long and short-rangestrategic objectives for the retail organization and […]

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