CWI Identifying Gaps in Cannabis Instructional Design

As the cannabis industry continues to evolve, so does the need for quality education. At CWI (Cannabis Workforce Initiative), we have been actively engaging with universities and community-based educators across the state, listening to their concerns and identifying the gaps in cannabis instructional design for the emerging cannabis industry. One of the prominent needs that […]

CWI Launches Live Terpology: Unveiling the Power of Terpenes in Cannabis

As cannabis consumers become more educated, budtenders play a vital role in the cannabs ecosystem in guiding consumer choices. It’s the responsibility of these industry professionals to educate consumers about the significance of terpenes. By sharing knowledge about terpene profiles and their effects, budtenders can help customers make informed decisions that align with their desired […]

Unveiling the New York Farm Laborer Fair Labor Practices Act: Empowering Agricultural Workers

In the heart of New York State’s agricultural landscape, a groundbreaking legislation called the Farm Laborer Fair Labor Practices Act (FLFLPA) has emerged to protect and empower farm laborers. This comprehensive act grants farm workers vital rights and safeguards their interests. To explore the full scope of this transformative legislation, we invite you to download […]

Discover the Path to a Clean Slate: Marijuana Criminal Record Expungement in New York

Have you been burdened by past marijuana-related convictions? In New York, there’s an opportunity for a fresh start through the expungement of certain cannabis-related criminal records. Download our FAQ guide on Marijuana Criminal Record Expungement to uncover the key information and steps involved. Don’t miss this chance to pave the way to a clean slate. […]

Cannabis Retail Insurance for Employees: Ensuring Protection and Compliance

Operating a cannabis retail business comes with a unique set of challenges, including the need for adequate insurance coverage to protect both your employees and your business. In New York State, employers are required to provide specific types of insurance for their employees, including Unemployment Insurance, Workers’ Compensation Insurance, Disability Benefits Insurance, and Paid Family […]

The 2023 CWI Career Guide: Unlocking Exciting Job Prospects in the Thriving Cannabis Industry

The cannabis industry has witnessed remarkable growth and progress in recent years, as an increasing number of countries and states have legalized the adult-use of cannabis. This unprecedented shift has resulted in the emergence of diverse job opportunities within the industry, spanning across cultivation, processing, compliance, delivery, and retail. If you’re seeking a career change […]