Chris Webber announces $100M Cannabis Social Equity Fund

Former NBA All-Star Chris Webber announces $100M Cannabis Social Equity Fund with JW Asset Management. Previous NBA All-Star player Chris Webber is propelling private-equity finance fund with resources worth US$100 million for visionary business minority groups within the cannabis industry, growing the cannabis fund . Webber will collaborate with JW Resource Management, a dynamic investor […]

Fund worth $10 million by Rap Mogul and Jay Z for minorities

Jay Z launches fund for minority owned-cannabis-startups A $10 million fund has been set up by Rap Mogul and businessman JAY-Z. The fund will contribute to minority-owned cannabis companies. The rap tycoon has his own cannabis brand and has been very vocal about the Cannabis industry’s diversity problem. “We were the most adversely influenced by […]


SHOULD YOU HIDE CANNABIS EXPERIENCE ON YOUR RESUME? A cannabis resume needs to be prepared well because the cannabis industry is a great space to develop your profession, but with the pandemic still affecting millions, life can become unpredictable. Plans change, and if you are looking for opportunities in other business sectors, you may address […]

Types of jobs in cannabis

The cannabis industry focuses on four main sectors—cultivation, lab/extraction, manufacturing and retail. Businesses that own all areas of their production are called vertically integrated cannabis businesses. We chose to focus on these four segments of the industry because they include the most cannabis-specific roles. Cultivation The cannabis plant starts in cultivation facilities, wherehorticulturists grow the […]

Manufacturing Professions & Occupations

Manufacturing Professions & Occupations Manufacturing operations package and prepare cannabis products for sale. Common positions in manufacturing include VP of producing, Production Supervisor, Product Technician, Edibles Specialist and Packager. VP of Manufacturing The VP of producing is primarily responsible for ensuring projects start and finish on time by overseeing product development of quality goods. Production […]

Lab/Extraction Professions & Occupations

Lab/Extraction Professions & Occupations Lab/extraction operations are the facilities where cannabis testing and extraction take place. Common positions in lab/ extraction include Director of Extraction, Extraction Manager, Quality Manager, Compliance Manager and Chemist. Director of Extraction The Director of Extraction, also known as the Lab Director, owns the development of post-harvest processes, performs chemical analysis […]

Cultivation Professions & Occupations

Cultivation Professions & Occupations Cultivation professions and operations are the facilities where cannabis plants grow to maturation. Common positions in cultivation include Director of Cultivation, Grow Manager, Grower/Horticulturist and Trimmer. The Director of Cultivation The Director of Cultivation is responsible for overseeing operations of all cultivation facilities, managing cultivation agents, establishing standard operating procedures and […]