The legal cannabis industry is posting some eye-popping job-growth numbers.

The total number of job postings for the cannabis industry increased by 445% in 2017, as a host of states — including Nevada and Massachusetts — legalized the plant for adult consumption.

That's up from just 18% growth in 2016, according to a recent study from ZipRecruiter, a job-search website.

Nine states and Washington D.C. have legalized cannabis, though it's considered an illegal, Schedule I drug at the federal level.

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Jeremy Berke ~ BusinessInsider.com

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