Cannabis Industry In Nevada Competes For Workers Just Like Other Businesses

Sometimes even finding quality applicants is a problem for the industry

Business is brisk at Sol Cannabis. Retail salesmen Chris and Eric can answer questions about the variety of options for customers.

There may be a misconception however about what it takes to work in a place like this.

“Just because you like to smoke marijuana, doesn’t mean you are great in the marijuana industry,” says Founder of Sol, Ed Alexander. Alexander says he’s had no problem keeping fully staffed.

But just like other industries, some shops aren’t as fortunate. That’s because the job starts at entry level pay, but much is expected. Prospective employees must apply for, and gain what’s called an agent card. A card costs $150, and if the employee chooses to work in more than one field say sales and cultivation, he or she must get a card in each of those disciplines.

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