Women in the Cannabis Industry Share Experiences | Story 1: Brittnie

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Our first featured dispensary agent for the Women in the Cannabis Industry segment is Brittnie from HWC in Phoenix, Arizona. Before I chose to write this series, I started asking around, and began talking to people working in the industry. I noticed these people have strong emotional ties to cannabis.  I listened to these stories, and […]

Recapping: Herbal Risings September 10th Class

Recap: Herbal Risings Live Group Class | 9/10 On Saturday (9/10), Staff MMJ hosted another “Principles & Standards of Patient & Cannabis Care” group class at the Staff MMJ TerpU campus. The atmosphere was bubbly and the air was thick with passion– passion for cannabis and the future. Could it have been that many of us are still flying high […]

Cannabis Industry Training Workshop w/Guests Ginger Mace and Alex Sandorf


I just want to say a big thank you to everyone who attended the August 27th Herbal Risings cannabis industry training class for making it such a great day — there were a lot of great questions and discussions, and it was good to see such a large group make it to the group photo afterwards. Two Guest Experiences The […]

Cannabis Job Fair highlights stiff competition for talent

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The career fair held at the private Herbal Risings campus and the Staff MMJ HQ office mid May was a microcosm of the national cannabis job market. Among the hundreds of visitors who mingled with employers amid door prizes and carnival-style games, the managers and recruiters were noticeably in no rush to commit.

How to Choose the Best Budtender School

Find the Best Budtender School for You The budtender school search doesn’t have to begin and end with the name brand schools. There are many cannabis colleges and training programs out there — some you might have seen or heard about in the news, all worthy of your attention. Here’s some advice to help you […]