Top Types of Cannabis Careers

The marijuana industry is booming! Despite marijuana remaining illegal in the vast majority of the world and much of the U.S., the legal marijuana industry is rapidly growing due to states and countries quickly liberalizing their marijuana laws (including Canada and Uruguay which have legalized the plant nationwide).

Because of this, there is a large list of new career options for those wanting to have a marijuana-related job in the marijuana industry. These range from low-level, moderately-paid jobs like budtender, to high-skill, high-paying jobs like marijuana attorney or business administrator.

With that in mind, here’s a look at some of the more popular career options in the marijuana field.

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5 of the Top Paying Jobs in the Cannabis Sector

The marijuana industry is no joke. In the United States alone, the industry has over 220,000 full-time employees, and many more part-time employees. What makes this particularly eye-opening is that just eight years ago there was not a single state in the U.S. where marijuana was legal for recreational purposes – now it’s legal in 11, while being legal in over 30 for medical purposes.

However, not all of these jobs are created equally. Some are modest-paying jobs that require little to no experience or educational history (not that they don’t require skill, but many allow on-the-job learning), such as budtender or trimmer. However, there is also a plethora of high-paying marijuana-related jobs, ranging from marijuana attorney to lab technician.

With that in mind, in this article we will look at five of the top paying jobs in the legal marijuana industry

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Trends and Future Outlook of Cannabis Careers

As the cannabis sector continues its hyper growth, many individuals are exploring ways to make a real career in the industry. And why not? If you have a passion for the medicinal and recreational value of this magic plant, there are now more opportunities than ever to turn that passions into a paying position. But like any commitment, it is important to understand the trends and future outlook the industry to be best position to find a high paying job.

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The Rise of Cannabis University Degrees and Certifications

In just the past eight years, nearly a dozen states in the U.S. have legalized marijuana for recreational purposes, as have two entire countries (Uruguay in 2013 and Canada in 2015). This rapid liberalization of the laws surrounding cannabis has taken what was a black market product, and in many areas created a booming new legal industry, which currently employees hundreds of thousands of people full-time throughout the U.S. alone.

Although some of these jobs do not require degrees, many do. And even of the ones who don’t, having a degree – especially a cannabis-related or adjacent degree – can make you more appealing than other candidates to potential employers. With this in mind, if a career in cannabis is what you’re looking for, here are some cannabis university degrees to consider.

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Myths and Misconceptions About Marijuana Legalization

As the economy flounders around the country, many states are trying to think up ways to boost public morale, increase spending and improve tax revenue for services like unemployment and healthcare — and the cannabis industry ticks all those boxes. As many as 11 states now allow consumers over 21 to use marijuana recreationally, and many of those states have enjoyed legal weed for over five years to great success.

Unfortunately, there persist many misconceptions about how legalizing marijuana could change local communities and cultures. Here are a few of the most tenacious myths and the truths that bust them.

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How A Perfect Herb Grinder Increases Your Vaping Pleasure?

Are the clouds from your vaporizer not thick enough? does the flavor feel a bit odd? If yes then that doesn’t necessarily mean there’s something wrong with the device. Most of the time, people being lazy skip the grinding step and ends up messing up the flavor of the vapors unknowingly.

Therefore, you must realize how imperative that simple step is for the aftermath of your vaping. A perfect grinder profoundly enhances the quality of your vape experience and help attain the most out of each serving. So, let’s help you understand how a perfect grinder increases your vaping pleasure.

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Study: Potential Adverse Drug Events When Combining THC with Other Medication

According to a new study in the Journal of Clinic Medicine, the use of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) could have adverse drug effects when combined with other medications due to drug-drug interactions. April 18, 2020 Update –> Map originally used was outdated.

Cannabis Sativa, a.k.a “marijuana” is the one of the most popular illicit substances in the world. Its psychoactive ingredient, THC, has made cannabis a highly used recreational drug for millennia.

Over the past few decades, there has been an increased interest in leveraging cannabis and cannabinoids for medicinal purpose. And with the legalization of cannabis in Canada and legislation in 33 US states allowing for some kind of marijuana use (recreational or medicinal), the popularity of cannabis has been on the rise.

There is a strong belief that the plant is relatively benign because of the amount of recreational use in the younger generations. But as an older user-base with more complicated medical conditions continue to grow, it is important to understand how THC could adversely impact other co-administered medications.

This study summarizes potential adverse drug events related to THC when combined with other medications

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Self-isolation for Stoners

Pot smoking has been characterized as a communal activity for as long as everyone can remember. However, following the recent emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is the high time that every other stoner rethinks and stays safe until things stabilize.

The reasons for being vigilant when smoking may not be so obvious, which is why this ultimate guide comes in handy to educating you about why self-isolation for stoners is the way to go.

Note that we are not talking about staying safe from the coronavirus, but also any other viral or bacterial disease that can get transmitted through picking up bacteria, viruses, and germs through the tips of blunts, vaporizers or any other product necessitating the consumption of grass.

Without further ado, let’s have a glance at the tips for isolating yourself during the period.

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COVID-19 Fuels Marijuana Industry Push for Permanently Legal Online Sales and Delivery

During the COVID-19 pandemic Colorado has temporarily made the online sale of recreational marijuana legal, “fulfilling one of the pot industry’s biggest wishes and fueling its argument for more concessions that could be made permanent when the crisis eases”, reports the Associated Press.

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