It’s been estimated the cannabis industry and its spinoffs will employ 200,000 people throughout Canada.

Jeff Mooij said his prospective cannabis retail staff will be offered a profit-sharing model to sign up.

It’s one of the enticements being rolled out in an increasingly competitive recruitment drive as the countdown to the Oct. 17 legalization of recreational marijuana date approaches.

“Competition will be fierce but we believe with our company culture and success, we should be able to retain more (people),” said Mooij, owner of 420 Premium Market, which already counts six Calgary store locations tentatively approved by the city.

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Bill Kaufmann ~ CalgaryHerald.com

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