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28 May: M & A Activity in Cannabis

FlowerHire and Leafwire created a panel of expert investors and advisors including Emily Paxhia, Hershel Gerson, Raymond Chang, and John Ruckstuhl with years of combined cannabis investing experience to dive deep into the current M+A landscape, the current state of affairs, untouched opportunities, and what we can expect from new states and marketplaces.

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21 May: The Evolution of Cannabis Cultivation

In this webinar presented by FlowerHire and Leafwire, we explore cannabis growing technology that is currently available, how best practices in cannabis are evolving to meet demand, and what the future of cultivation will look like as more states come online. 

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18 May: The New Normal Cannabis Workplace

As all of us face the new normal, we all need to understand new workplace expectations and how to navigate employee relations. As an answer to that, we have created a Webinar Series in Partnership with our friends at BlueFire Cannabis by FutureSense to bring you access and information on how to now function in the Cannabis Workplace.

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13 May: Balanced Leadership in times of Crisis

A recent Forbes article observed that countries with women leaders have excelled in managing the Covid-19 crisis because of their ability to exemplify “transformational leadership”– a combination of vision, inspiration, direction-setting, and out-of-the-box thinking. This webinar series spotlights C-Suite level leaders in the cannabis industry.

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06 May: The State of California Cannabis with Alex Halperin

In this webinar, David Belsky of FlowerHire chats with long time industry journalist and Founder of WeedWeek Alex Halperin about the challenges faced by cannabis industry operators in the transition from Prop 215 to the modern adult use regime, and what type of companies are not only surviving but thriving in the current market. They will discuss the biggest challenges still faced by this “essential industry” and of course talk through Covid-19 and how that will forever change how the industry operates. Finally, predictions about what is in store for the future of the California cannabis industry and the national battle for legalization.

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01 May: Cannabis Retail during COVID-19

The current crisis we are all living through has completely changed behaviors more dramatically than any event in living memory. Everything from physically interacting with others, to supporting our local businesses, and even accessing much-needed medicine has been turned upside down. Just with established industries facing times of adversity, cannabis is no exception. As the cannabis supply-chain is continuing to roll-on in most states, this unique industry is faced with yet another challenge: How do Cannabis retailers on the front line remaining operational as an “Essential Service” while keeping employees, patients, and citizens safe during the COVID-19 crisis?

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30 Apr: Cannabis Jobs in the wake of COVID-19

FlowerHire and Leafwire bring you an expert panel of HR/Talent executives from the cannabis industry to discuss the topic of Cannabis Jobs in the wake of COVID-19.

Job growth in the cannabis industry is now at the center of a broader conversation about jobs and the economy, as our industry has the potential to employ hundreds of thousands of Americans coming out of this pandemic.

Talent Leaders from Cresco Labs, Kiva Confections, and Ascend Wellness will share how COVID-19 has impacted the hiring and growth plans forecasted for 2020, as well as how the “essential services” designation for cannabis has impacted operations variably on a state by state basis. We will also address the steps being taken to ensure employee safety based on being operational and having to enforce social distancing.