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Bloomberg recently reported that another 2.98 million working adults filed for unemployment in the last week – bringing the 8-week total to an estimated 36.5 million Americans since the start of the pandemic. Nevertheless, the cannabis industry is going strong and it seems like the industry will still be standing once this pandemic ends. With every passing month and every new state that passes new laws there is a need for good people with backgrounds that can support the scaling of an industry that is actually growing at a faster rate than we have people for right now.
David Belsky predicts there could be 1.5 million people working in cannabis by 2025. The largest workforce mobilization since WW2. Jarod Duggins talks to David to discuss trends in today’s cannabis job market and insights for people looking to explore the industry.