Cannabis Job Fair Part of Effort to Hire Thousands Ahead of Legalization

Growing industry seeks talent at job fair presented by the National Institute for Cannabis Health and Education.

On Thursday morning, Marco Cacchione put on a black button-up shirt, combed his hair, and walked down Robson Street to a job fair, hoping to snag a gig in an industry that is quickly emerging from the underground.

After a decade as a line cook, currently at one of Vancouver’s casual fine-dining chains, the 28-year-old said he is ready to make the leap into cannabis, which is expected to be legalized next July. The industry will require thousands of workers to meet the likely demand.

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