No overtime pay for cannabis farm workers

In November of 2013, two former employees of Suncoast Health, a commercial cannabis company operating under the former MMAR in Sechelt, B.C., filed complaints against the cannabis farm, claiming over $100,000 in unpaid wages. An investigation was held and roughly $47,000 was determined to be owed—mostly for overtime, but…

A 1950’s approach to a 21st Century Marketplace?

Ontario’s decision to establish cannabis retail distribution in a government monopoly generated a strong reaction from industry professionals, activists, and the media alike. Essentially, what is proposed is a hybrid approach to distributing cannabis, similar to that of tobacco and alcohol, which may result in a 1950’s-style retail consumer experience….