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Controversial Medical Marijuana Job Fair Held In Arizona

Written by DeShawn McQueen on Monday, 08 October 2012. Posted in Medical Marijuana, Breaking News

Medical Marijuana Job Fair

In the state of Arizona, there are more than 32,000 registered medical marijuana patients who use marijuana for one health-related reason or another.

As a result, the private medical marijuana dispensary business has blossomed into a lucrative and fast-growing industry of its very own.

But, is there staying power and room enough to grow, perhaps up a corporate ladder, to garner the distinction, “career”?

According to the owner and spokesperson of a We Grow marijuana retail shop, there is a very high number of unemployment in the state of Arizona.

Consequently, there is a need for jobs. That is where the growing medical marijuana industry can fill a need.

This past Saturday, October 6, 2012, Medmen, organizers of medical marijuana business seminars, held a class for young high school graduates and college students, alike, on how to obtain a job in the controversial medical marijuana industry.

The job fair, described as detailed and thoroughly informative took place in Tempe, Arizona this past weekend.

And although the individuals behind bringing the job seminar to the valley said that the medical marijuana industry will provide a positive jolt Arizona’s struggling economy, parents of the targeted young adults are skeptical.

In fact, one unidentified parent stated that the industry is not an appropriate place to locate a steady job, particularly one with a future.

The concerned mother correctly stated that medical marijuana dispensaries are closing everywhere.

In fact, over the past year, California saw several of its own medical marijuana dispensaries shut down by Federal officials, without any recourse.

Furthermore, there is no uniformity among local, state and Federal laws. Therefore, individuals are always in jeopardy of criminal liability as Federal laws have yet to legalize marijuana for medical use.

If you or someone that you love is struggling with marijuana addiction, alcoholism, or other drug addiction, please give a call to us. We can definitely help you.

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DeShawn McQueen

DeShawn McQueen

DeShawn McQueen is a staff writer at Recovery Now Newspaper and, an informative newspaper that serves as a resource for persons of all stages of drug and alcohol treatment, by giving them access to relevant and necessary information so that they may live balanced and substance-free lifestyles. DeShawn graduated from Wayne State University with Bachelor of Science degrees in psychology and premedical sciences. He holds a Juris Doctors degree in law from Valparaiso University School of Law. DeShawn’s writing and research has been published in such academic journals as Behavioral Pharmacology and Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior among others. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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