Is Marijuana Addictive?

Addiction is a complex phenomenon. It’s made up of both a physical addiction component and a psychological addiction component. Marijuana is addictive, but it has a different profile than many addictive drugs. It has a low degree of physical withdrawal symptoms, but a higher level of psychological ones. It tends to be less addictive than… Read more »

2015 Cannabis Cup Winners

The Cannabis Cup is for the marijuana industry what the Academy Awards are for film. This is where the biggest, boldest, baddest strains come out to strut their stuff, bedecked in all their trichomerous finery. This is also a place where budtenders and those looking for budtender jobs look to learn what are the best… Read more »

What Is THC?

If you’re interested in medical marijuana or recreational marijuana jobs, chances are good that you’ve heard the acronym “THC,” but you may not know what it is. THC is short for tetrahydrocannabinol, an organic molecule found in marijuana that is responsible for its psychoactive properties.

The Difference between Recreational and Medicinal Marijuana Jobs

If you are looking for a job in the marijuana industry, it’s important to understand that the industry is divided into two sectors that are related but different in terms of their emphasis and tone. You can understand the legal difference by reading here. What we’re focusing on now is the different style of the… Read more »

Alcohol vs. Marijuana: Which Is Safer

When Colorado voted to legalize recreational marijuana, the campaigners explicitly invited a comparison of the safety of marijuana and alcohol. They called their referendum the Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol Act of 2012. They made the argument that if the state could successfully regulate alcohol, then it could also regulate marijuana, which, campaigners said, was safer… Read more »

What Is a Budtender?

A budtender is a relatively new marijuana job that has grown significantly in the number of positions available. It’s a low-level, customer-facing position, but one that comes with a great deal of responsibility and with an opportunity for certain personalities to really show their worth.

What State Will Be the Next to Legalize Marijuana?

There are two different ways that states are legalizing marijuana, both of which offer great opportunities for marijuana businesses to grow. Medical marijuana has been used by many states as a first step that then leads to wider acceptance of the recreational use of marijuana. Based on the success of both of these types of… Read more »