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Here Are Some of the Challenges Faced During Recruitment in the Cannabis Industry

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The cannabis sector has undoubtedly seen unprecedented growth in recent years. With stricter laws in some countries compared to others, this growth is taking place around the world. However, many challenges and benefits, especially regarding the recruitment in the cannabis industry, is accompanied by this growth.

Signs exist regarding the almost exponential development of the medical cannabis space that was seen last year, becoming less pronounced. However, significant developments are also expected, especially in the policy sphere, in the upcoming months. For example, the removal of federal cannabis prohibition in the USA is expected, as discussed by Dana Rohrabacher, which could bring an expected revival.

While many companies are going through a process of consolidation, instead of rapid growth, in recent months, the recruitment of skilled and experienced staff is still an important element of the success of the business. Hence, it is important to understand how diverse the value chain is. Despite the existence of some cannabis-specific recruitment platforms, the many different disciplines and fields that work together to drive this sector forward, are important to understand, where they must be staffed by those who excel and are driven by results.

Scientists, in some companies, are responsible for the development and cloning of seeds. The growers grow a crop, including but not limited to, specialty areas such as hydroponics systems, cannabis lighting, pest control, as well as the budtenders. The crops, once grown, are then harvested before the samples of processed forms are tested by a different and independent laboratory.

Upon approval, the cannabis is used to create medical products ranging from pills and tinctures to oils and edibles, where other businesses are involved regarding the packaging and labeling. These products are then sent to dispensaries where they are passed on to the consumer. Furthermore, another staff is involved such as lawyers in the cannabis industry, marketing professionals, logistical staff, salesmen, cannabis consultancy firms, etc.

This is a simplified version of the value chain but highlights the many different elements that are involved. For any other business, whether already established or a startup, it needs the recruitment of the right people. For both individuals that are either looking to move into the cannabis industry or the companies that are looking to fill vacancies, the issue of staffing can eventually present barriers to growth.

Hence, it is important to be aware of the rapidly changing markets (that includes the incredibly diverse range of products currently available), as well as the perception of many regarding cannabis (that includes societal perceptions of cannabis as a narcotic being the most significant barrier that the industry faces). Also, potential employees may not want to leave the relatively “safe” environment that they are in, during recruitment, to join another which is demonized in the media with an uncertain future.

Communication is important for employers, regarding the situation of their business in a rapidly evolving and innovative sector, which is why it also offers significant potential for career development and ts financial incentives. Furthermore, highlighting the legalization of the business is also important, due to the certain stigma concerning it.

The importance of transferable skills in an industry is also important to understand. Both recruiters and potential employees need to realize that many positions with requiring certain abilities and experience that have been gained somewhere else, ranging from sales to lighting, to management and leadership, to marketing and communications, and experience in good manufacturing practices (GMP).

Many experienced individuals from sectors such as agriculture and pharmaceuticals have the skills that are required to join a medical cannabis business.

Challenges posed by recruitment shouldn’t put off the employer or the prospective employee. Instead, the strengths in this space must be focused on and made innovative and adaptable, which should also be implemented in the recruitment process.

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New York passes a bill to legalize Marijuana

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Amidst the crisis USA is currently in, New York’s Senator has pushed through a bill to legalize the recreational use of Marijuana in the city.
 
It is no secret that United States is going through a major crisis. Especially, with the continuous spread of coronavirus and “#BlackLivesMatter” protests all over the country, the government has lost control over the masses.
 
Amid the ongoing retaliation from the public, Trump’s political standing is greatly challenged. With the whole country in unrest, these are certainly some critical times. However, the Senator of New York undoubtedly made a large chunk of the public happy with the news.
 
As a part of the Criminal Justice reforms, the senator has pushed towards a possible legalization of cannabis for non-medicinal purposes. The Safer NY Act also contains a prompt for legalizing cannabis for adults. However, it comprises of five bills that are primarily focused on policing reforms.
 

Main Aim behind the Legalization 

The main aim behind the step is to improve the transparency of police. It is also an attempt to increase accountability to the general public. Sen. Julia Salazar talked about the subject in a press release, saying that the legislators should immediately accept the package.

via The New York Post

 
The press release majorly focused on “legalizing marijuana with strong attention paid to ensuring that the government is reinvesting resources in communities most harmed by prohibition”.
 
The Senator told the Marijuana Movement about her ideology behind the decision in a phone interview. She said that only the “decriminalization” of the drug was not enough. There was nothing wrong with using Marijuana. Hence, the government should not penalize the public should for its use Especially, since it is not a big deal in the neighboring states.
 
Salazar further added that the legalization would also reduce racist encounters with the police, as mostly brown and black people face charges for the ordeal. On the other hand, their white counterparts generally go free. She said, “More people end up in the criminal justice system in the first place than is necessary at all.”
 
The senator is also trying to pushed the bill to increase the revenue from the Marijuana industry. And, since, more and more nations are accepting it as normal.

Will Marijuana become legal?

 
There is a high possibility that the legislators would push through the bill. Since, the government agencies were taking numerous steps for the objective previously as well. Peoples -Stokes, Assembly majority leader, also added that she hoped the legislators would finalize the legalization this year. However, the officials might further delay the decision due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
 
Further, there is a lot of political unrest in the country right now. People have come out on the streets to support the fight against racism. Numerous protests are being held across the country and the black community is raising a voice for its rights. This situation might also delay the process.
 

About Marijuana Movement

 
Marijuana Movement is an online forum working towards promoting the use of Cannabis. In light of the Cannabis rights, the platform tries to make its use normal and more acceptable. Marijuana Movement provides you with the latest interviews and news regarding the subject.
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Good news for Sciatica patients: CBD oil relieves the pain

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The recent studies on CBD oil have unfolded its utility in various fields of medicine. Researches on the effects of CBD oil on sciatica patients show that they can prove to be very useful in its treatment. The results have shown that the oil can work wonders to alleviate the Sciatica pain.

What is Sciatica?

Sciatica is a severe pain caused by disruption in the sciatica nerve. Anything that disturbs the nerve results in extreme and sometimes, unbearable pain.

Sciatica is a nerve that starts at the lower back and extends through the hips and legs to the toes. It sends messages from the brain to the legs via spinal cord. Since, it is a long nerve, patients usually complain of the pain at the lower back, hips, legs and heels.

Also read: Who owns the suspicious Marijuana farm near Middleton Home?

A compression on the Sciatica causes this severe pain. The major causes of compression are a herniated disk, bone spur on the spine or narrowing of the spine.

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What is CBD oil

CBD (Cannabidiol) is a chemical compound that is derived from the Marijuana plant. It relieves the pain without causing any psychoactive or mind-altering effects. CBD oil is made by extracting CBD powder from the marijuana plant. Coconut or olive oil is mixed in it for better application.

The recent researches on CBD oil have revealed its anti-seizure, neuroprotective and pain relieving properties. Due to its wondrous effects on human body, many celebrities advocate for CBD.

Utility of CBD oil for Sciatica patients

CBD oil works by increasing the number of pain modulators that stimulate a response to the pain. Our mind has cannabinoid receptors that modulate the pathways that stimulate a response to the pain and negative emotions.

As sciatica pain arises, the CBD oil applied on the respective part works to reach the brain in order to stimulate a faster response to the pain.

While the Sciatica is a very painful condition, it is mostly treatable with medicines. However, most pain relievers have side effects that cause harm in the long run. In contrast, CBD oil works naturally to enhance the receptors with minimum side effects.

Best CBD oil to relieve Sciatica

Every person’s reaction to different types of CBD oil varies from the other. One cannot say with surety, since what works for some might not work for the others. This is primarily because every person has a different set of genetics, general health and tolerance.

Natural and organic remedies take time to show their reaction. While CBD takes some time to relieve the pain, it is undoubtedly one of the harmless ways to do so.

CBD oil works best when used with the consultation of a doctor. Before buying, one should make sure that the oil contains laboratory verified ingredients.

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Who owns the Suspicious Marijuana Farm Near Middleton Home?

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The Police discovered a Marijuana Farm near Kate Middleton’s family home in Buckleberry in Berkshire. A power outage led to the discovery of the illegal farming of marijuana right next to Middleton’s 18 acrea estate, on Thursday.

The Middleton Estate

Kate Middleton’s parents, Carole and Michael Middleton, own a £4.7 million Grade II Manor house in Buckleberry in Berkshire. The purchased this property back in 2012 after moving from their £1.5 million house in the same village of Berkshire. The 18-acre estate consists of 7 bedrooms and 5 reception rooms. Carole and Michael moved here due to the better privacy and security this house offered.

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The Middleton Family House holds great importance for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The Duke and Duchess have spent a lot of fun moments at ‘The Manor’. All the sweet memories make The Manor a strong fort to hold.

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Discovery of the Marijuana Farm

Upon calling, people from the electricity board came to solve the electricity power situation. The workers from the electricity board discovered the Marijuana Farm on the Wednesday night. They immediately brought this to the attention of the police. The police raided the area on Thursday and found an empty Cannabis factory.

 Also read: House Fire exposes illegal marijuana operation

A witness reported that about 6 vans collected the content inside the potential cannabis factory. The police has taken all the evidence for further investigation. The Police is investigating this case under the top priority badge. They have found some evidence that the empty and abandoned factory was previously being used as a safe space to make drugs from cannabis.

Until now, no arrests have been made and people are clueless about the owner of the factory. The police has asked the public to contact police if they have any information regarding the suspicious factory hidden in the barns. The investigating officer told the media that they are still carrying out an investigation. They are confident that they will soon get to the bottom of this matter.

Also read: WHO – New Study Suggests Face Mask Could Reduces the Risk of COVID-19 by 85%

Baseless Rumors

As suspicious as it might sound, there is no confirmation to it. Kate Middleton is the Queen of Grace and her family is an epitome of class. The rumors about the Cannabis Factory being owned by the Middletons are circulating however, it seems nothing but a rumor. Royal family has always been subjected to such fake news every now and then. Previously rumors about Kate’s fourth pregnancy were also in the air and Kate having marital issues with Prince William also surfaced.

While the Police and CID are working hand in hand to solve the mystery of the Cannabis factory and marijuana farm right next to the Middleton Family House, people are looking forward to get their hands on the latest gossip.

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