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.