As more states move to legalize marijuana for medicinal or recreational use, the number of job opportunities in the industry has grown at an impressive rate, according to a recent survey conducted by online job platform Joblift.

The company analyzed 3,367 job postings in the United States for medical marijuana over the last 12 months and found 24 percent more job postings in the first six months of 2018 compared to the last half of 2017.

By comparison there were only 16 percent more job postings for the entire U.S. labor market over that same time period.

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Maria Clark ~ NOLA.com

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