Cannabis Retailers Step Up Race to Hire Staff as Legalization Looms

Jeff Mooij said his prospective cannabis retail staff will be offered a profit-sharing model to sign up.

It’s one of the enticements being rolled out in an increasingly competitive recruitment drive as the countdown to the Oct. 17 legalization of recreational marijuana date approaches.

“Competition will be fierce but we believe with our company culture and success, we should be able to retain more (people),” said Mooij, owner of 420 Premium Market, which already counts six Calgary store locations tentatively approved by the city.

His company, he said, is hoping to open the maximum number of stores allowed under provincial regulations — 37 — across Alberta.

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