The legal cannabis industry in the USA saw 15 percent growth in 2019, adding 33,700 jobs. Cannabis now employs a record-high of 243,700 Americans!
Leafly’s new 2020 Jobs Report looks at cannabis industry growth in the last year. The industry has seen a whopping 100 percent increase in jobs since the company started recording data three years ago.
“Cannabis has essentially doubled its job count between January of 2017 and January of 2020. There is no other industry that comes close,” says Leafly Editor-in-Chief Bruce Barcott.