It’s hard to know exactly how many jobs there are in the legal cannabis business. The United States Labor Department collects data from cannabis farms and retailers, but does not provide figures for the industry. Still, listings for cannabis-related positions have rocketed to the top echelon of the fastest-growing-job categories on sites like Indeed and ZipRecruiter.
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There has already been much consolidation in the cannabis sector, but industry experts say there’s much more to come in the next two years, as national brands emerge via M&A among Multi-State Operators in the next two years.
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Bank of America Merrill Lynch deepened its interest in the cannabis industry by initiating coverage of the burgeoning sector, less than a year after it financed Constellation’s multibillion-dollar investment in Canada’s Canopy Growth.
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There has been plenty of skepticism about whether the STATES Act has a shot at passage. But there’s one big reason why U.S. marijuana legalization might actually happen this year: politics.
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Here are some notable stories and events to watch for in the coming days as published by MJ Biz Daily.
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These are five trending political, scientific, and clinical cannabis questions in 2019 that are attracting lots of attention by clinicians, researchers, policymakers, and producers alike.
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A key U.S. House committee voted resoundingly Thursday to provide federal protection for financial institutions that serve state-authorized marijuana and ancillary businesses, a landmark development for cannabis banking legislation.
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One of the biggest benefits of increased cannabis acceptance is the establishment of testing and standards when it comes to safety and potency of product.
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According to a new report by cannabis website Leafly and consultancy firm Whitney Economics, the United States added 64,389 full-time legal cannabis jobs last year — a 44 percent increase in the weed workforce in 2018, meaning it’s the fastest-growing job sector in the U.S. right now.
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If you’ve already got a medical marijuana card, you might want to consider Hawaii as your next vacation destination.
Hawaii now allows visitors qualified for medical marijuana elsewhere in the U.S. to register to purchase cannabis in the state.
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