Cannabis Jobs Report

<p>Federal prohibition prevents the US Department of Labor&rsquo;s Bureau of Labor Statistics from counting state-legal marijuana jobs.</p> <p>The 2022 Leafly Jobs Report found 428,059 full-time equivalent jobs supported by legal cannabis as of January 2022. Last year, the cannabis industry created an average of 280 new jobs per day.</p> <p>That&rsquo;s a 33% increase in jobs in a single year. And it marks the fifth year in a row of annual jobs growth greater than 27%.</p> <p>Those 428,059 jobs include direct cannabis jobs like cultivation and retail sales&mdash;what are often called &ldquo;plant-touching jobs&rdquo;&mdash;as well as indirect ancillary jobs that serve licensed companies or depend on legal cannabis sales.</p> <p>Episode 903 The #TalkingHedge looks at Leafly&#39;s report...</p> <p><a href=""></a></p> <p></p>