The U.S. job market has had its share of ups and downs lately, but in the budding U.S. marijuana industry, these are apparently high times on the employment front.
A growing number of Americans are finding work in a multibillion-dollar industry that has been legally sanctioned — and only in some states — for less than a decade.
Cannabis-related companies now employ an estimated 100,000 to 150,000 full- and part-time workers, according to a new report by Marijuana Business Daily. The trade publication based its findings on two key data points gathered though its yearly survey of industry professionals: the estimated number of companies that operate exclusively or largely in the marijuana market, and the average number of workers in each segment of the industry.
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