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Green jobs on the rise
Our industry is growing in more ways than one. A new report from Glassdoor says employers in the cannabis industry are rapidly expanding hiring even in the face of legal risks at the federal level. They also found 1,512 cannabis industry job openings in the U.S. in December 2018, a 76 percent increase over the same period in the previous year. (Job hunting for marketing or PR work? Let's talk.)

Oregon's cannabis regulators under fire
A new state audit in Oregon claims regulators are lagging in tasks like mandatory inspections (with a testing system that "threatens to expose consumers to contaminants") or addressing the black market. Growing pains.

We like this kind of research 
The University of Berkley launched the Cannabis Research Center which will the "explore the environmental and social impacts of cannabis legalization." According to the new center they will "seek to inform public dialogue and contribute to the development of prosperous communities and healthy environments."

Come meet us in Boston!
We're hitting the new year running and will be attending the Seed to Sale show in Boston next month. We'll be walking the showroom floor, meeting new people, and hopefully meeting YOU. Want to grab a beverage and talk marketing or just hang out? Get in touch!