Marijuana Business Magazine April 2020

2 Marijuana Business Magazine | April 2020 FEATURES TABLE OF CONTENTS April 38 COMPENSATION CONTEMPLATION Setting salaries and recruiting the best North American cannabis job candidates in 2020. 64 TOOLS OF THE TRADE Cannabis trade groups can advance the interests of the industry and individual companies, but firms must be selective about joining. 76 RESEARCH PROJECT How two companies got medical cannabis studies approved by the FDA. 86 BEYOND IMPOSSIBLE Sourcing local ingredients and getting shelf space remain challenges for hemp-based food producers. Marijuana Business Magazine April 2020 • Volume 7 • Issue 4 Victory Hemp purchases hempseeds from farmers and processes them into products such as protein isolate, pictured. To learn more about how companies are using hemp to create food items, turn to page 86. Courtesy Photo