An in-depth guide for those entering the job market or looking to change careers in the growing marijuana industry.
As of 2019, ten states (and Washington, DC) have legalized recreational marijuana use, with another twenty-two having legalized medical marijuana…and those numbers will only continue to rise. With the influx of states allowing such use, career opportunities are beginning to take off across the country and beyond. In fact, Forbes noted that the industry is projected to create more jobs than manufacturing by 2020.
With the rise in legalization, virtually any job in the American market can be replicated in the cannabis industry. From working in a dispensary to social media, IT to HR, marketing to quality assurance, millions of future professionals are looking at cannabis as a future career path.
Andrew Ward, who has been covering the growing cannabis industry for over a decade, shares the vast stretch of potential careers. In addition to job opportunities, Ward also supplies career growth, salaries, and first-hand knowledge from professionals who have made a career in the field.
But with any industry there are pros and cons. While the market is expanding, every profession has growing pains, and Ward explains them in detail. In addition to potential jobs, also supplied are chapters dedicated to both freelance and starting your own business.
For those looking to either find a new career or preparing to join the workforce, Cannabis Jobs offers the most in-depth information available so that readers will know exactly how to make a career in cannabis.