Each country’s experience with cannabis legalization and normalization is unique and tied to the underlying culture of the country in question. Germany is no exception. Earlier than most other countries, Germany In clearly recognized the need to re-examine its approach to cannabis. At the same time, more recent developments have delayed the creation of a robust cannabis regime, although it seems clear that the potential is there. In this article, we will provide a high-level overview of the state of affairs in Germany as it relates to cannabis legalization.
What’s it really like to work in the cannabis industry? Katrina Ingram, COO for Cannabis At Work, shares her own journey into the cannabis sector with a “no holds barred” account of the excitement, the challenges, the frustrations and the joys of this crazy industry in part two of this series.
Cannabis 101 – How I Learned What I Needed To Know Really Fast!
In addition to recruitment services, Cannabis At Work offers a series of online training courses. There are courses, such as the Art of Budtending, Introduction to Cannabis and the Cannabis Industry Orientation, that are designed to bridge knowledge gaps for people who want to learn about cannabis for the purposes of working in the industry. This is where I started my formal cannabis education.
Canada’s emerging cannabis industry is ripe with employment opportunities as companies scramble to snatch up budding talent.
Your company is only as good as your team; meaning careful consideration needs to be taken before bringing on a new hire. Good recruitment practices can be tricky across any industry, and cannabis certainly presents its own unique challenges.
What’s it really like to work in the cannabis industry? Katrina Ingram, COO for Cannabis At Work, shares her own journey into the cannabis sector with a “no holds barred” account of the excitement, the challenges, the frustrations and the joys of this crazy industry part one of this series.
My Future’s In… Cannabis?
If you told me a year ago that I’d be working in the cannabis industry, I probably would have asked you “what have you been smoking?”.
As former VP of HR for MedReleaf, Jason Fleming is a familiar face within the cannabis sector. Jason has recently joined Cannabis At Work where he will lead HR consulting services to help clients build and strengthen HR practices. We asked Jason to share some insights about where cannabis companies can enhance their HR capacities in the coming year.
It’s the middle of January and I find myself scrolling through the online Ikea catalogue looking at options for desks. We had plenty of room when we moved into our new space at the end of October. Now, I wonder if we are going to have enough spots for everyone. These are the practical realities of scaling a business experiencing exponential growth.
Canada’s first industry network for cannabis HR professionals launches this week. Cannabis companies are rapidly expanding to reach operational scale and address supply shortages. HR teams play an integral role in this process, including high-volume hiring, and the need for an industry network reflects the maturation of the sector. The network provides HR professionals in the regulated cannabis industry an opportunity to learn, share, collaborate and build relationships.
December 19, 2018, Edmonton, Alberta - Cannabis At Work and Global Governance Advisors (GGA) are pleased to announce a strategic partnership to deliver an expanded and enhanced cannabis industry compensation survey for 2019. This marks the 3rd year that Cannabis At Work has released a compensation survey for the cannabis industry.
The Cannabis Act governs medical and recreational cannabis in Canada. The Act provides a number of business license categories, including standard and micro cultivation, nursery, standard and micro processing, sale for medical purposes, analytical testing, and research.
The Cannabis Act also dictates a number of key individuals that must be designated by license holders. These positions include Head of Laboratory, Quality Assurance Person, Master Grower, Head of Security, and Responsible Person in Charge.
As Canada eases into a new legalization framework, it is interesting to consider the global perspective as well, in terms of understanding both the global state of cannabis regulation, but also to identify opportunities and synergies in other jurisdictions. In this article, we will look at the jurisdictions of Australia, Denmark and Jamaica, and provide a high-level overview of the state of affairs in each country as it relates to cannabis regulation.