#6 Item 9 Labs Corp. / Unity Rd.

Features - 2022 Best Cannabis Companies to Work For | Dispensary

Item 9 Labs Corp. and its dispensary brand Unity Rd. are pioneering franchise ownership in the industry.

March 14, 2022


  • After 60 days of employment, full-time employees are eligible to enroll in medical, dental, and vision coverage. It also offers medical, dental and vision coverage options for employees’ dependents.
  • The company pays 100% of premiums for employees’ medical coverage, life insurance and short term disability benefits.
  • Additional Information:

    • The company offers an employee stock ownership plan.
    • Employees are afforded six paid holidays and 10 paid time off (PTO) days.
    • Item 9 Labs Corp. offers employee bonus/incentive programs, while also offering bonuses to employees who refer new hires.
    • The company conducts employee performance reviews twice per year.

    From the CEO:

    “Item 9 Labs Corp. is the best place to build something that matters to some and impacts many. We are … paving the path for keeping the door to cannabis ownership open to industry newcomers and existing operators alike through our unique dispensary franchise model, Unity Rd., that’s backed by a premium, award-winning supply chain with our Item 9 Labs products,” says Andrew Bowden, CEO of Item 9 Labs Corp. “The work we do day-in and day-out is truly gratifying. We’re making cannabis entrepreneurship a possibility to more people, … we’re offering communities trusted neighborhood shops that are staffed with knowledgeable teams, we’re setting the mark for high-quality cannabis products, and giving others the medicine they need to find relief. We have an amazing, talented team of genuine people who see the value in what we’re building and want to be part of our story.”