A New Job Crafted Out Of Booming Medical Marijuana Industry: The ‘Budtender’
The marijuana dispensary position is equivalent to that of the pharmacy technician.
Los Angeles Times:
Cannabis Workers, Once Facing Legal Peril, Get The California Seal Of Approval
Last month, [Shayna] Schonauer became California’s first official cannabis pharmacy technician. She completed 2,000 hours of training — on safety, packaging, patient verification and best business practices — and was awarded her journeyman certificate by the California Apprenticeship Council of the state department of Industrial Relations. Another 35 enrollees in the Sacramento-area pilot program are still working toward their certificates. (Abcarian, 4/23)