Cannabis Unions Gain Steam: Marijuana dispensary workers are unionizing, while Big Cannabis throws up roadblocks – Tucson Weekly

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Workers at the Curaleaf Midtown dispensary in Phoenix are the first cannabis workers to unionize in Arizona, and they’re part of a burgeoning movement in the cannabis industry to fight for workers’ rights.

Unionization for workers in the cannabis industry is gathering steam in Arizona, as budtenders at the Curaleaf Dispensary in midtown Phoenix recently voted to unionize, while workers at several other dispensaries are poised to vote on the issue within the next few weeks.

“(This) election marks an important milestone for cannabis workers in Arizona and

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