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Cannabis Jobs Report: the green wave

Dec. 18, 2020

Election night last month left many with more questions than answers. But when the votes were counted, there was one clear winner: legal cannabis.


Retail sales of medical and recreational cannabis in the United States are on pace to close the year at $19 billion, and projections show that number could soar as high as $45 billion by 2025. Many states are expected to add to the wave of legalization measures to capitalize on legal cannabis’ proven track record of generating significant tax dollars and jobs—a potentially timely solution to the problem of growing state budget deficits across the country.

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