Marijuana Industry Boom Equals JOBS

Technician with medical cannabis
420careers.com has announced that with the marijuana industry expanding so rapidly, there is unprecedented demand for marijuana-related workers throughout the country.

More than 20 states allow medical marijuana, 2 states allow recreational marijuana use, and 12 other states have pro-marijuana legislation initiatives.

“The U.S. marijuana industry is developing quicker than any other industry. The rapid growth is generating hundreds of new jobs,” stated Dan Kingston, President of 420careers.com.

The marijuana industry is predicted to grow by 64 percent in 2014, north of $2 billion. Reports predict that 14 more states will likely legalize marijuana for adult recreational use by 2018, creating a $10 billion marijuana industry in the United States.

The most popular marijuana jobs are with dispensaries. These jobs typically consist of budtenders, cultivation experts, management, security, inventory and packaging, and various administrative positions. Marijuana jobs are in the highest demand in Colorado, California, Washington, and Arizona, where marijuana industries are booming.

About Douglas Slain

Doug received a JD from Stanford Law School, a MA from the University of Chicago, and a BA from DePauw University (Phi Beta Kappa). After practicing real estate and finance law at then Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro, he founded four national monthly law reporting titles now owned by Thomson-Reuters. He served two consecutive terms as chairman of the American Bar Association’s General Practice section’s Professional Responsibility Committee. Slain was an ABA-appointed rule of law consultant to the Ministry of Economy for the Republic of Latvia as its secured transactions adviser. He taught briefly at Stanford Law School as an adjunct clinical law professor. Slain has been the managing partner of Private Placement Advisors since August 2009. In January 2013 he founded Outliers Network.

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