Unions are Knocking, What do we do?

Industry experts address crucial aspects of engaging employees and managing the presence of labor unions in the cannabis industry. Our panel, explores strategies for fostering employee engagement, implementing career pathing, and designing attractive incentive plans and benefits.  


The importance of meal and break periods in the cannabis industry carries the same employer responsibility as any other industry. This is vital for two primary reasons: driving the business and creating the employee experience. Driving the Business: Creating the Employee Experience: It is essential to provide meal and break periods to comply with labor […]


Within every industry, job descriptions hold significant importance. Let’s explore a few reasons why having well-defined job descriptions is essential: 1. Clarity and understanding: Job descriptions provide clarity and a clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities associated with each position within the cannabis industry. They outline the essential duties, tasks, and expectations for each […]

Best Practices for Confidentiality and Intellectual Property Agreements

Industry experts discuss the unique challenges of employment in the cannabis industry, including strategies for protecting intellectual property, compliance with cannabis regulations, and strategies for protecting confidential information. Attendees will gain a better understanding of the legal framework of cannabis employment and how to protect their business assets. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwNssYqO-GE&ab_channel=ZuberLawlerLLP

Cannabis in the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know

Cannabis in the Workplace

Cannabis has a long history in American culture dating all the way back to the 17th century. First introduced for the production of rope, sails, and clothing, cannabis eventually became a popular ingredient in medicinal products sold openly in pharmacies. However, by 1937, U.S. Congress began criminalizing the use of marijuana. Since then, the topic […]

3 Tips For Coaching Star Employees Into Powerful Leaders

As a leader, it’s easy to focus more of your management time on underperforming employees and let your best employees keep fulfilling their duties. You figure since the best employees don’t need your extra attention, you can focus on the ones who really need it. This sounds wonderful and perfect, but the truth is: all […]

How to Protect Your Interests in Cannabis Business Partnerships

How to Protect Your Interests in Cannabis Business Partnerships

The destigmatization and legalization of cannabis have been very positive changes for the industry, but it hasn’t only been an increase in consumer sales that has contributed to the industry’s boom. Venture capital investors, as well as businesses that were formerly agnostic (perhaps even opposed to cannabis) are now pouring investment dollars into the industry, […]

$100 Million in Grant Funding for California’s Cannabis Industry

Grant Funding for California’s Cannabis Industry

Five years have gone by since California passed prop 64 legalizing cannabis for adult use, and now the state is ready to invest in the industry that has seen massive growth since then. With $100 million in grant funding, California is set to make a big impact on the industry and cannabis businesses. The aim […]

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Take On A Management Role

Questions To Ask For Management Role

Do you see yourself rising up the ‘cannabis’ ladder, earning a new position and title that deems respect? You’ll get to manage a team, get offered a raise, and maybe even get a new office all to yourself! But do you know what it actually takes to maintain a management role? Not only maintain the […]

How to Cope with Workplace Stress

Cope with Stress

No matter where you live, what you do for a living, or how much money you make, life gets stressful. You’ve probably heard that some forms of stress are good and some are bad, but it’s important to learn how to cope with all stress. Even the “good” stress can cause us to react poorly […]