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August 8, 2019
UFCW Local 152 Union Representative Hugh Giordano speaking at the Middle Township, NJ Committee meeting to voice support for the cannabis industry. Image courtesy of The Press of Atlantic City

UFCW Local 152 Attends Middle Township Committee Meeting In Support of Medical Cannabis

  UFCW Local 152 staff attended a Middle Township Committee meeting on Monday, August 5th, to voice support on behalf of the cannabis industry in the […]
June 7, 2019
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Opinion: Cannabis Not Only Creates Jobs, It Grows Careers

  By Hugh Giordano, UFCW Local 152 Representative/Organizer   It’s no secret: cannabis is the talk of the nation, and in New Jersey “marijuana” is all the […]
May 22, 2019
Hugh Giordano speaking on behalf of the cannabis industry.

UFCW Local 152 Attends Assembly Meeting In Support of Expanding Medical Cannabis

  UFCW Local 152 staff attended a New Jersey Assembly meeting on Monday, May 13th to voice support to further expand medical cannabis legislation in the […]
January 18, 2019
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Remembering a Poor People’s Champion

By Matte Kane, Union Representative   We all are aware of the Martin Luther King, Jr. in history books, who championed Civil Rights in 1960s, but we often overlook […]
December 27, 2018
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Local 152 Staff Attends Cinnaminson Township Meeting About Cannabis

UFCW Local 152 staff attended a Cinnaminson, NJ township meeting on Monday, December 17th to voice support on behalf of the cannabis industry in the city. […]
November 7, 2018
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Yes Union Can — And They Just Did

It’s no secret that UFCW Local 152 publicly supports the cannabis industry in New Jersey. That’s why when Yes Union Can asked UFCW Local 152 if […]
May 29, 2018
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Why Vote?

By Matte Kane, Union Representative   If you don’t vote …. you have failed as a citizen. The ability to vote allows citizens to voice their opinion […]
April 23, 2018
Union Representative Hugh Girodano speaking at the NJ Cannabis Community Rally

Local 152 attends NJ Cannabis Community Rally

One of our own, Union Representative/Organizer Hugh Giordano was invited to speak at the New Jersey Cannabis Community Rally at the State House Annex in Trenton, […]
March 21, 2018
Plaintiff Mark Janus

The Janus-faced war on unions

An opinion article recently appeared in the NY Daily News, discussing the on-going war labor unions have been facing against the rich and powerful. Whether it […]
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