North Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013
The Cannabis Career Institute (CCI) of West Hollywood California is traveling nationwide teaching the wide variety of opportunities for Entrepreneurs and those seeking New Careers in the Cannabis Industry. It is estimated that job openings in the cannabis industry have grown over 3,000 percent since 2005 and Cannabis Related Business Ownership has also shown massive growth over the last few years.
During a conference call with state governors on August 29th, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the US Department of Justice would allow the marijuana legalization laws in Colorado and Washington to go into affect. Eighteen states currently have Medical Marijuana laws on the books and eight additional states have medical laws pending. Most of these states are realizing the potential tax and licensing revenues the Cannabis Industry brings to their state.
CCI specializes in teaching would be entrepreneurs how to navigate the often-murky waters of starting up a cannabis business and provides certification programs to those looking to start a career in the Cannabis Industry. CCI's Introductory Seminars show students an objective expanse of options with the necessary instruction on the process of starting a Cannabis Business and the Job potential in the Delivery, Dispensary Management, Law, Compliance, Marketing and Advertising, Cultivation, Extracts and Cooking Specialties that are launching new careers and privately owned business'.
ROBERT F. CALKIN is the author of STARTING YOUR OWN MEDICAL MARIJUANA DELIVERY SERVICE: THE MOBILE CAREGIVER'S HANDBOOK. He is a Delivery Service expert, cannabis business consultant and lecturer on the subject of creating cannabis businesses and has been in the cannabis industry for over 30 years. He has helped create literally hundreds of cannabis businesses. He created his own Green Dot delivery service in Los Angeles in 1988. He was a chief organizer of attendees at one of the first Smoke-Ins on the Mall in Washington D.C. in 1976 and the Marijuana March to the White House in 1984. As one of the original members of the American Hemp Council in 1988 with Chris Conrad and Jack Herer, he has always been at the forefront of cannabis advocacy. His band Rude Awakening has done numerous concerts benefitting the legalization of hemp and actively promotes this message on their CDs and promotional materials. He was also asked to be a consultant on the TV show "WEEDS". He is the professor of Delivery 102 at Oaksterdam University and his book is used as their curriculum. He founded Cannabis Career Institute in 2009 and Cannabis State University in 2010 and is President and CEO of both. In 2011, he created Cannajobs, a Monster.com for the Cannabis industry that has been featured on Drudge Report, the Daily Mail and the New York Times. He is also the host of "Careers In Cannabis" a talk show that features the top names in cannabis business. He has appeared on NBC Nightly News, Varney and Co. and many more.
If you’d like more information or to schedule Robert Calkin for an interview:
CALL (800) 753-2240 or EMAIL: Bob(at)cannajobs.com