Democratic Governor Steve Sisolak of Nevada signed a bill on Friday that prohibits employers from denying jobs to applicants because of their legal marijuana use. Under the measure, Assembly Bill 132 (AB 132), employers would be banned from discriminating against prospective employees based on a positive result for marijuana use in a pre-employment drug screening or an […]

The New York City Council has passed a ban on pre-employment testing for marijuana usage. The bill prohibits employers from requiring a prospective employee to submit to testing for THC as a condition of employment. Exceptions are provided for security-sensitive jobs, and those tied to a federal or state contract or grant. See the original […]

Here’s a striking figure for the nascent cannabis industry that only recently began to operate legitimately: It supports 125,000-160,000 full-time jobs in the United States. To put that in perspective, the marijuana industry now supports approximately the same numbers of full-time workers as there are librarians and kindergarten teachers in the country – and roughly […]

MarijuanaJobFair.com, a website dedicated to providing resources to those in search of a job in the cannabis industry, has recently launched their efforts to connect employers with potential employees both online and in person. In recent months, cannabis career fairs have attracted huge gatherings of hopeful applicants. In Denver, the vaporizer manufacturer O.PenVape recently hosted […]

The marijuana industry may have already added over 175,000 jobs, but that’s just the beginning. Roughly 168,000 jobs are already directly associated with the marijuana business and another 7,000 for these publicly traded companies, which brings the industry up to 175,000 jobs for a growing industry. Only twenty-one states have legalized medicinal marijuana with more coming on […]