Weed Workers Are Unionizing and Reigniting the Labor Movement

Weed Workers Are Unionizing and Reigniting the Labor Movement

In an industry with a long history of sexual harassment and other rough conditions, unions see an opportunity.

Photo courtesy UFCW Local 770

As a growing number of states legalize medical and recreational marijuana, the potential for unionization in the industry is growing. As Hayley Fox wrote in a recent piece for VICE, this could not only usher in a sea change for how the cannabis industry does business—it could also help bolster the strength of the labor movement as a whole. On this episode of The VICE Guide To Right Now Podcast, Hayley gives us the full scoop.

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