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Beer Makers Molson Coors Looks To Boost Profits By Introducing Cannabis-Infused Beer

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On October 17, Canada made history as it became the second country to legalize the recreational use of marijuana nationwide. While many are still celebrating, others are seeing green in the form of dollar signs.   Molson Coors, the well-known beer producer, has been in a slump for the past few years as Amy Michtich, chief supply chain officer at Molson Coors Canada, explained.   “Our business is tough right now. Our share continues to underperform, and so do our stocks.”   Michtich claims that consumers across the globe are drinking less alcohol, and those who do are beginning to prefer wine and spirits over beer. As Canada moved to legalize cannabis, and provided easier access to an extremely popular alternative to beer, one would’ve expected the beer makers to be quaking in their boots. However, the opposite turned out to be the case: Molson Coors is instead looking to produce cannabis-infused beer. Michtich claims that the main change will be in the food and beverage logistics:   “At the end of the day, it is really changing the supply chain,” she said. “The alcohol industry has been tapped to make sure we understand what the regulations are for us to distribute.”   Currently, cannabis-infused food and drink products are not included in the legalization law, but Molson expects the products to become legal by the next year. With commercial logistics (which includes warehousing and distribution services) embodying such a large part of the supply chain (90% of all consumer products and foodstuffs are shipped via truck throughout Canada), it is vital that trucking companies and carriers are prepared to keep pace with any updates. If the change coming is as profound as Michtich believes it will be, those involved in commercial logistics need to be ready.   Michtich’s beliefs and expectations have been supported by current demand. As soon as cannabis became legal, the supply chain was drawn taut; demand was far greater than supply, and the details of transportation had not quite been worked out yet. As a result, many companies understood the likelihood of marijuana shortages within the first few months of the law going into effect. They had been proven correct as the supply chain is slowly working to balance itself out.

Are You Truly Interested In Your Career Field? Here’s How To Tell

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Working as an EHS coordinator can be exhausting. Whether you’re a construction safety consultant or an environmental engineer, it takes a lot of passion and a lot of effort to continue forging ahead in a demanding career path. Here’s how to tell if you’re on the right path or if you need to look for other safety jobs.

You use the stress productively

No matter what career field you enter, it’s going to come with a healthy dose of stress. But if you’re feeling consistently overwhelmed by your duties instead of pushed to go further, you may need to change up your job. The right amount of stress will encourage you to work harder, solve more problems, and do better in your career field. While it can get overwhelming at times, you should be experiencing more good days than bad.

Your job excites you

You might not be jumping for joy, but as a whole, you should be excited at the prospect of going into work each day. Safety construction jobs ensure the safety of millions nationwide. Without you, countless people could be at risk. If you’re not thinking of yourself as a superhero, you’re doing it wrong. Environmental safety jobs are what greases the wheels of the national economy. Get excited about your work because you’re the one who’s pushing the world to do better.

You love what you do

To be successful in occupational health and safety jobs, you have to care for people and the environment. This should motivate you to do all you can to protect the people you work with and the world you inhabit. In fact, it’s because of jobs in environmental management and safety that safety standards have improved consistently since the 1970s. In fact, the ’70s witnessed nearly 38 workplace fatalities daily. This has dropped by more than half in 2016 to only 14. This is all because of the work you and others like you perform. If this doesn’t excite you, you may need to look for a new career. Finding a new job is hard, but you shouldn’t stick around with a career that doesn’t make you happy. Visit our website today to see our new postings for safety jobs, risk control careers, and more when you want to love your job.