Cannabis Workers Unionization Train Is Speeding Up As Ascend Dispensary In Boston Joins Teamsters

Workers at Ascend Wellness Holdings (OTCQX: AAWH) in Boston voted overwhelmingly this week to join Teamsters Local 25, becoming the first cannabis dispensary in New England to organize with the union.

The marijuana unionization train seems to be speeding up, as only a week has passed since workers at Verano (OTCQX: VRNOF) Zen Leaf Dispensary in the neighborhood of Pilsen have voted to join Teamsters Local 777. They voted in favor of unionization in spite of the fact that the company fired union supporters during the campaign. Other unionizations (and attempts) include Columbia Care (OTCQX: CCHWF) and Acreage Holdings’ (OTCQX: ACRHF) workers in New Jersey voting in April to unionize, followed by Ascend Wellness Holdings, and GTI …

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