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Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 12, 2014
420careers.com (http://420careers.com), the preeminent online marijuana industry job board, has announced that the marijuana industry is expanding so rapidly it is creating an unprecedented demand for marijuana-related jobs throughout the country, making it easier than ever to find marijuana-related jobs.
Nearly half of the states in the US have medical marijuana laws implemented or pending. And Colorado and Washington State allow for recreational marijuana use for adults. It is presumed that five more states will have laws legalizing marijuana for adult recreational use by 2016.
“The rapid growth of the U.S. marijuana industry is generating thousands of new jobs. It is estimated that there are around 10,000 marijuana-related jobs in Colorado alone,” stated Dan Kingston, President of 420careers.com.
The marijuana industry is predicted to grow to over $ 2 billion in 2014. Reports also predict 14 more states will likely legalize marijuana for adult recreational use by 2018, potentially creating upwards of a $ 10 billion marijuana industry in the United States.
“Available marijuana industry jobs are predicted to quadruple in 2014 because so many states will be enacting recently passed legislation for medical marijuana programs” stated a spokesperson for Hemp American Media Group (http:/HempAmerican.com), who owns and operates 420careers.com.
420careers.com provides a free place where job-seekers can browse and directly apply for marijuana industry jobs, as well as post their resumes for employers to view. And businesses can post available marijuana industry jobs and browse job-seekers’ resumes. For $ 25, businesses can upgrade their job listing(s) with a Featured Job listing that is displayed and highlighted on 420careers.com’s homepage.
The most popular marijuana jobs currently offered in the marijuana industry are with dispensaries. These jobs typically consist of budtenders, cultivation experts, management, security, inventory and packaging, and various administrative positions. Presently, marijuana jobs are in the highest demand in Colorado, California, Washington, New Jersey, Arizona, and Canada.