Chart: Cannabis industry employs 165,000-plus workers

By Eli McVey With 165,000-230,000 full- and part-time workers, the U.S. cannabis industry has quickly become a major job generator. Cannabis-related businesses now employ more people than there are dental hygienists and bakers in the United States and will soon surpass the number of telemarketers and pharmacists. The estimates – published in the newly released Marijuana Business Factbook 2017  – include employment data for retailers, wholesale grows, infused products/concentrates companies, testing labs and ancillary firms. The job figures represent an impressive feat for an industry that has, for the most part, been operating legitimately only since 2009. ... Chart: Cannabis industry employs 165,000-plus workers is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs