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  1. Ron Strider

    How The Move To Unionize Cannabis Workers Stalled In Colorado

    April 4, 2016, was a big day for Matt Hobson – and it was very nearly a big day for Colorado's cannabis industry. That was the day that 29-year-old Hobson and other employees at Pueblo West Organics, a medical and recreational marijuana dispensary in Pueblo West, a municipal district just...
  2. Ron Strider

    Medical Marijuana, Painkillers Could Be Next NFL Vs. NFLPA Battleground

    The issue of how recreational marijuana should be sanctioned and how medicinal marijuana fits into the football painkiller lexicon has been much discussed over the past half-decade. And so it was that the NFL reached out to the NFLPA on July 6 to explore spending a piece of their "joint...
  3. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Legalization Has Quebec Jail Guard Union Worried About Inmate Violence

    Quebec's jail guard union is worried violence behind bars could increase with the upcoming legalization of marijuana. Safety has become a concern for the union, called the Syndicat des agents de la paix en services correctional du Québec, which has members in the province's 18 correctional...
  4. K

    The Cannabis Industry And Credit Unions - Need Meets Philosophy

    As credit union professionals, we pride ourselves on doing what is right, not just what everyone else is doing. The backbone of the credit union movement is service to all segments of society — including those that are underserved and unbanked. It's not our only mission, but it is one of the key...
  5. K

    Medical Marijuana Workers Fight For Labour Rights At Ontario Agriculture Tribunal

    The struggle to win union rights for medical cannabis workers in Canada has entered a new chapter, with the commencement of hearings at Ontario's Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Appeal Tribunal (AFRAA Tribunal) for workers at MedReleaf in Markham, Ontario. The Markham-based MedReleaf...
  6. K

    Small Oregon Credit Union Offers Banking To Marijuana Businesses

    The federal ban on marijuana means banking is a big problem for marijuana businesses. Some owners are driving around with hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash. But now, one small Willamette Valley credit union is opening accounts for them. Shane Saunders with MAPS Credit Union said...
  7. K

    Medical Marijuana Workers At Vireo Health Become First In New York To Unionize

    Albany, N.Y. - Medical marijuana workers from Vireo Health are the first in New York with a union contract. The company is one of five medical marijuana producers operating in the state. The contract applies to 15 workers at the firm's grow house in Fulton County, northeast of Albany, and at...
  8. K

    Medical Marijuana Workers At Vireo Health Become First In New York To Unionize

    Albany, N.Y. - Medical marijuana workers from Vireo Health are the first in New York with a union contract. The company is one of five medical marijuana producers operating in the state. The contract applies to 15 workers at the firm's grow house in Fulton County, northeast of Albany, and at...
  9. K

    AK: Fairbanks Banks Cautious As Marijuana Industry Unfolds

    Fairbanks - Alaska USA Federal Credit Union has restricted 10 personal accounts linked to people starting a marijuana-related business, a spokeswoman for the financial institution confirmed. It's a preemptive strike meant to prevent scrutiny from the federal government as the marijuana...
  10. K

    WA: Tacoma Union Local Leads US In Representing Recreational Cannabis Workers

    Tacoma-based United Food and Commercial Workers Local 367 is leading the nation when it comes to pleasing pot smokers who have lately been looking in vain for the union label. Consumers can now find just such a label on cannabis processed by the Tacoma firm Perma. Where it comes to workers...
  11. R

    Kauai Medical Marijuana Dispensary Applicant Partners With UFCW Union

    Green Aloha, Ltd., one of the consortiums applying for Kauai's first medical marijuana dispensary license, has struck an agreement with United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 480. Across the U.S., UFCW represents more than 1.3 million members – some of whom are part of its Cannabis...
  12. R

    Canadian Medical Marijuana Workers Rights Go Up In Smoke

    MedReleaf is one of the largest producers of medical marijuana in Canada, registered with Health Canada to manufacture and distribute medical cannabis to customers across the country. The company, which is particularly popular with armed forces personnel diagnosed with PTSD, owns and operates...
  13. R

    FL: Medical Marijuana Initiative Receives Backing From Service Employees Union

    The push to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes received the backing of the Service Employees International Union of Florida. "The Use of Marijuana for Debilitating Medical Conditions ballot initiative is about compassion and quality of care for patients. There are hundreds of thousands...
  14. R

    Colorado Pot Banking Case Tests Federal Drug Rules

    An attorney for the U.S. Federal Reserve has asked a federal judge in Denver to dismiss a companion lawsuit by Fourth Corner, saying that chartering a bank for marijuana businesses would be "criminal". At the center of the case is Fourth Corner Credit Union, a Colorado-based credit union set...
  15. ilikebike

    The Union - The Buisness Behind Gettin High

    Really good marijuana video very informative and has alot of good points and views, very well done, the best non grow marijuana related video i have seen on the net The Union - The Business Behind Getting High: Documentary - YouTube