'I told them the truth': Worker says job offer taken away over medical cannabis prescription

Employers should treat medical cannabis prescriptions the same way they treat any other prescription that could potentially impair a worker, said Alison McMahon, founder of Cannabis At Work. "Disclosure is an important piece, and also making sure that they have an accommodation process in place," McMahon said.

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With pot legalized, job openings surge in Canada’s cannabis industry

“People see the end of cannabis prohibition and the industry that’s going to emerge out of it as a green rush and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” said Alison McMahon, founder and chief executive of the human resources firm Cannabis at Work. “It’s a chance to be part of history.”

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Canada's cannabis job boom

The jobs boom in Canada's burgeoning cannabis sector has reached the point where the pot sector is poaching talent from established industries. We speak with Alison McMahon, founder and CEO of the human resources firm Cannabis at Work, and Stefania Zilinskas, general counsel at the marijuana financing company Tidal Royalty Corp.

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