Report: Federally Legal U.S. Cannabis Industry Could Create 1.1M Jobs by 2025

According to a New Frontier Data report, if the U.S. government were to legalize recreational cannabis, the industry could infuse the national economy to a tune of $18.9 billion by 2025, based on a 15 percent tax rate. The report estimates that sales taxes, if implemented federally at 15 percent, could reach $51.7 billion. The […]

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Study: Cannabis Industry Employees More Optimistic About Employers than Rest of U.S. Workers

According to a study from PayScale, cannabis industry employees are more optimistic about the future of their employers than the rest of the U.S. workforce. The study, based on nearly 500 salary profiles from individuals working in both medical and recreational cannabis businesses, found that 68 percent of cannabusiness employees “believe their employers have a […]

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James Yagielo: Cannabis Industry Staffing and Recruitment

James Yagielo is the CEO of HempStaff, a cannabis industry staffing agency that offers recruitment services to cannabis companies and educational courses to prospective cannabis employees. In this episode of the Ganjapreneur.com podcast, James joins our host TG Branfalt to discuss the cannabis education and training courses that HempStaff has made available across the country […]

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Arkansas Advocates Estimate 500 to 600 Jobs in Cannabis Industry Short Term

Cannabis industry advocates expect cannabis cultivation, dispensary, and laboratory jobs to reach between 500 and 600 in the short term, with 1,500 eventually being employed in the state’s industry, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports. Storm Nolan, president of the Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association, said the number of jobs hinges “on how well [the state does] educating […]

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How to Find Cannabis Employment: Be Proactive and Put Yourself Out There

The rapid rise of employment opportunities generated by cannabis legalization is revealing just how great cannabis is for the US economy. Recently, Forbes reported that the marijuana industry is on pace to create more jobs than manufacturing by the year 2020. From retail, to cultivation, to lab science, startups across all sectors of the industry […]

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