A CAREER IN CANNABIS AND WHAT AMERICA THINKS ABOUT CANNABIS
The doors are opening more than just a crack, cannabis jobs are definitely on the rise. Leafly.com’ 20/20 “Special Report on cannabis Job Count” found a growing rate of over 15% annually in the United States alone. The average annual growth of nun cannabis jobs is only about 5%. Yes a lot of COVID related layoffs has made big news, but the word temporarily is in most of them. In mid-April, mid panic cannabis sales in Washington state were up 51%. That my friends is the spark happened during a severe economic downturn shows just how resilient this market actually is.
There are four main categories of cannabis jobs, that can be acquired. Each requiring different skills and offering varying wages. Let us review with the help of HempStaff.com, an online jobs recruiter. Cannabis cultivation jobs, such as trimmers, which is the best way to break into this industry. It’s very Hands-On, in a big way, As you trim, cure, and store cannabis flower. Trimmers usually earn $20K to $25k annually, typically without benefit. However, if you stick with it, cultivation can become assistant or master growers and make $80k-$250k.
Processors and attractors take dried flowers and create various concentrates for vapes, shatter, edibles, creams, and drinks. And let me tell you my friends these tech positions are in very high demand. The market is flooded with new users seeking easier and less stinky ways to ingest. Attention chemistry majors and engineers: Cannabis extraction is a lucrative and very secure career in this industry, with the pay of $80k to $180k, not too sloppy at all.
Dispensary workers are the burger flippers of the cannabis world, if you catch my drift. These jobs don’t bring in a lot of cash, only about $25K-$35k, according to HempStaff.cam. However, it’s a great way to learn the business, and sample a lot of extremely good and beautiful products. Because the burger flippers of this world are usually given samples of all kinds of new products to try out for the owners. And I would know, my ex used to be one of those Burger flippers in the cannabis world. And every couple days she brought something home new for us to explore. And that was indeed a most wonderful and beautiful thing.
Professional positions like lawyers, marketers, accountants, and human resources can pay well into six figures. And growth potential looms as the market expands state to state and around the world. My dear friends the opportunities are there and ripe for the right person to take, And if you have some experience and passion for the cannabis plant they are waiting for you to walk through the door. The bottom line is, cannabis jobs are growing 30 times faster, compared to regular careers, this is the future now.
AMERICA EMBRACING CANNABIS
Alright boys and girls, should pot be legal Nationwide? is it really safe for young people? is CBD helping health issues? Nearly 5,000 people responded during a two-week period In April 2020. They represented a broad spectrum of incomes, ages, political persuasions, and geographical region, here is the breakdown.
- 80% MORAL
- 5% immoral
- 15% GETTING HIGH IS IMMORAL, HOWEVER, OTHER USES ARE NOT
- 32% BELIEVE. THAT MARIJUANA SHOULD BE LEGAL
And there is definitely a generation gap because, responders under 35 are 15% more likely to say cannabis use is definitely moral.
AMERICANS WHO BELIEVE IN LEGALIZATION
- 92% MEDICAL =YES
- 80% RECREATIONAL=NO
- 81% CANNABIS HEALTH BENEFITS OUTWEIGH ITS RISKS
THE QUESTION WAS, DO YOU BELIEVE IT HOLDS PROMISE FOR PEOPLE WITH
- PAIN 88%YES
- STRESS 87% YES
- PTSD 72% YES
- INSOMNIA 72% YES
- APPETITE 66% YES
- NAUSEA 70% YES
- EPILEPSY 60% YES
- DEPRESSION 61% YES
DOES CANNABIS HAVE HEALTH BENEFITS
- PROBABLY NOT 4%
- NOT SURE 10%
- DEFINITELY NOT 2%
- PROBABLY 27%
- DEFINITELY 57%
CANNABIS IS SAFER THEN
- LIQUID 70%
- BEER 57%
- OPIOIDS 91%
- CIGARETTES 73%
AMERICANS ARE SEEING SAFETY RISKS THAT WILL REQUIRE LAW ENFORCEMENT OVERSIGHT
- 54% OF ALL RESPONDENTS SAY THAT THEY WORRY ABOUT
- IMPAIRED DRIVING
- IMPACT ON OUR YOUNG BRAINS
- UNSAFE INTOXICATED BEHAVIOR
THE QUESTION WAS, HOW MUCH STIGMA REMAINS IN YOUR COMMUNITY AS FAR AS REPUTATION CONCERNING THE USER OF MARIJUANA?
- A LITTLE 32%
- A LOT 12%
- LESS EVERY DAY 49%
- NONE 7%
And CBD Carries even less stigma.
- A LITTLE 20%
- LOTS 4%
- LESS EVERY DAY 58%
- NONE 18%
THE PRIMARY REASONS FOR USING CANNABIS
- 37% TO GET HIGH
- 63% FOR MY HEALTH
WHAT HEALTH ISSUES IS CANNABIS HELPING
- ANXIETY 59%
- STRESS 62%
- INSOMNIA 51%
- CHRONIC PAIN 57%
- DEPRESSION 33%
- WEIGHT/APPETITE 7%
- SPORTS (FITNESS &RECOVERY;) 24%
- SEXUAL PERFORMANCE 5%
Women are 50% more likely to use CBD daily than men, women are also 44% more likely to use cannabis for health reasons than men. 1% women and men have a negative result after trying cannabis to treat a health issues. 80% of women and men find Cannabis more effective than other medications in treating health issues. My dear friends, this is going to blow your mind. America loves cannabis more than vegetables, yes you heard me right, in this survey 79% of respondents said they have tried THC and/or CBD. However, a 2018 study found that only 75% of Americans regularly consumes any type of vegetables, that is truly mind-blowing.
The truth cannot be hid any longer, cannabis and CBD products are good for mankind’s well-being, we are no longer in the dark what we had been taught about cannabis was all a lie end of story. Our eyes has been open and they are going to remain open, the last days are coming for the pharmaceutical Giants. Who has been poisoned mankind for profit, it is all coming to an end, that’s right, the sheep’s clothing has been token off of the Wolf’s, a big Hallelujah on that. My team and I, sincerely hope that this article had given you much food for thought.
May good health and prosperity be always with you.
Humbly yours Paul Earl.