April 20 Becomes a Paid Holiday for Employees at a Massachusetts Cannabis Company

April 20 Becomes a Paid Holiday for Employees at a Massachusetts Cannabis Company

according to Temescal Wellness Director of Retail and Customer Engagement Sian Leininger said it celebrates both cannabis culture and employees. “April 20th is a day to show appreciation, love and respect for cannabis and its power to help amplify the health and well-being that people experience in their everyday lives.” Leininger said in a press release:“For us, this day is a celebration of our employees, whose passion, knowledge and genuine dedication provide unparalleled service to our customers and communities throughout the year.”

Paid time off applies not only to retail employees, but also to production facilities and corporate offices. Leininger added that closing stores on one of the most important days of the year is not as important as the health of its employees. “One of our core company values ​​is health. This means the health of our customers, our community and our team as a whole.” Leininger said“April 20th is one of our most profitable days, and we decided to elevate it as a day to celebrate cannabis and the communities around it by making it a paid vacation for our team. hoping.”

To compensate for the April 20th closure, Temescal Wellness is offering various price offers and “the most comprehensive menu ever” throughout April.

Cannabis sales were high during the week and weekend leading up to the unofficial holiday, according to Akerna’s 2022 sales report. Last year his 4/20 landed on Wednesday, a day when he collected the highest amount of sales from April 15-20, but sales on Friday, April 15, 2022, were a close second, and he was the second. The data firm also recorded that overall sales in 2022 were lower than his 2021.

This year’s 420 is gearing up to be another big celebration of the factory. Many events are back, some for the first time since the pandemic began. 4/20 at Hippie Hill In addition to bringing San Francisco back to life, Golden Gate Park will be live-streaming the event for those who can’t attend in person (for a fee).of Mile High 420 Festival It will also return to Civic Center Park in Denver, Colorado on April 20th. The National Cannabis Festival will be held on April 22nd at his RFK Festival Grounds in Washington DC. Willie Nelson turns 90 On April 29th of this year, he and many other musicians will perform a unique concert at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA.

April 20 has gone from an underground ‘unofficial’ holiday to a real holiday over the past few years as medical and recreational legalization spread across the country. Like many other holidays, such as St. Patrick’s Day and Christmas, the origins of 420 are legendary. There are many variations on its origin and who was involved, but most people attribute it to students at San Rafael High School in San Rafael, California. 420 Waldos) coined the term for secretly communicating an appointment time to smoke pot at the Louis Pasteur statue on campus.

high times magazine Editor-in-Chief Ellen Holland went to check out the statue last year, but it was in storage until construction of the campus was completed. Her 420 pilgrimage led to several of her 4/20 parties, as she detailed her journey in her article Finding 420.

Do you think April 20th should be a paid holiday for everyone working in the cannabis industry?

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