Los Angeles Pot Dispensary Workers Join the Union

via the LA Times:

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-pot-workers-20120323,0,893319.story

 

With the fate of the city’s medical marijuana industry in question, workers at more than a dozen Los Angeles pot shops have formed a labor union in part to help ward off a proposed citywide ban on dispensaries.

The employees joined the ranks of grocery workers, healthcare providers and pharmacists at the United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 770. At a news conference Thursday, the president of the union vowed to leverage the “full force” of its 35,000 members to keep dispensaries open.

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