According to reports from the 8th Edition, Marijuana Business Factbook, the number of people working in the U.S. cannabis industry is expected to jump to 240,000-295,000 by the end of 2020. The anticipated jump in cannabis workers projected for 2002 is slightly higher than the number of computer programmers employed in the United States. The anticipated will be a 50% increase over 2019 levels, which was estimated at 165,000-210,000 in the newly released Marijuana Business Factbook. Continued cannabis sales growth, especially in recreational markets, is expected to fuel job growth in the cannabis industry.
– Cannabis Bussiness Daily, 07/28/2020