Cannabis Business Times magazine (Cannabis Business Times) and Cannabis Dispensary magazine (Cannabis Dispensary) announced today the 2021 Best Cannabis Companies To Work For – Cultivation and Dispensaries categories. The February issue of Cannabis Business Times magazine features the top honorees in Cultivation, and ranking companies in both Cannabis Dispensary and Cannabis Business Times are highlighted in a series of articles online linked below.
The award program recognizes and honors the best companies across the cannabis industry that excel in creating quality workplaces for employees.
The winners for this year’s awards in the Cultivation category are:Napa Valley Fumé, Lake County, California; The Grove, Las Vegas, Nevada; Dragonfly Wellness, Salt Lake City, Utah; ARL Healthcare (MariMed), New Bedford, Massachusetts; and Stability Cannabis, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
The winners in the Dispensaries category are:Texas Original Compassionate Cultivation, Austin, Texas; Velvet, Martinez, California; Dragonfly Wellness, Salt Lake City, Utah; HPC Dispensary, Port Hueneme, California; Jushi Holdings Inc., Boca Raton, Florida; JardínPremium Cannabis Dispensary, Las Vegas, Nevada; and The Grove, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Leading industry publications Cannabis Business Times and Cannabis Dispensary developed the awards in partnership with the Best Companies Group (BCG), a global research organization that conducts industry-leading employee survey engagement and satisfaction surveys. Through this work, Cannabis Business Times, Cannabis Dispensary, and BCG identify and recognize the best employers in the cannabis cultivation industry and dispensary market and provide these organizations with valuable employee feedback.
Profiles of the companies that earned the distinction as one of the Best Cannabis Companies to Work For are available in the February issue of Cannabis Business Times magazine, and online at CannabisBusinessTimes.com, and CannabisDispensarymag.com.
“It is more important than ever to recognize companies that support their teams and are dedicated to best business practices for themselves, their customers, and their employees,” said Noelle Skodzinski, editorial director of Cannabis Business Times and Cannabis Dispensary. “The companies named to this year’s lists are creating cultures that encourage collaboration and camaraderie, and we are pleased to bring their stories to light.”
Cannabis Dispensary is the leading publication dedicated to serving retail business segments of the legal cannabis market. Cannabis Business Times is the leading publication helping to accelerate the success of legal cannabis cultivators by providing actionable intelligence in all aspects of the business, from legislation, regulation and compliance news to analysis of industry trends.
The Best Cannabis Companies To Work For awards are based on a comprehensive evaluation of each participating company’s workplace policies, practices, and demographics — accounting for 25% of the evaluation. Company employees were also surveyed to assess the experiences and attitudes of individual employees with respect to the workplace — accounting for 75% of their total score. Aggregated results comparing Best Cannabis Companies policies and employee satisfaction survey results to those that did not rank will be available to download here Feb. 11.
BCG managed the overall registration and survey process. For companies to participate, they met several eligibility requirements including: operating a cultivation or dispensary business; being a public or privately held business or not-for-profit operation