Higher Ed: Cannabis-Career-Bound Students May Now Apply For College Scholarships

Whatever way you look at it, the U.S. cannabis industry is booming, and so is its employment outlook: A 2022 jobs report from Leafly shows the creation of more than 100,000 cannabis jobs in 2021, a 33 percent increase over previous years.

And in an industry that last year expanded for the fifth year in a row, cannabis job growth was a stunning 27 percent, versus the 8 percent job growth the government projected across the board for all industries for the next decade.

In all, cannabis now supports more than 428,000 jobs, Leafly reports. That leaves the question of who will fill those positions

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