This Chart Contextualizes the Number of Marijuana Jobs in the American Economy

We all understand that the marijuana industry is booming, but how does the number of marijuana jobs compare to other types of jobs that we come into contact with other day? For example, how many weed jobs are there in comparison to Uber drivers? And pharmacists and physical therapists? This chart gives us a good look at how many marijuana jobs there are in the American economy and how they compare to industries of similar size. 

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When there are more cannabis jobs than physical therapy jobs then you know something big is happening. 

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Many are waiting for the next state to make the major step of legalizing recreational marijuana, and according to one state senator, the state to watch is New Mexico. New Mexico State Senator Jerry Ortiz y Pino says he believes a bill he recently introduced to legalize recreational marijuana will pass in the near future. A similar bill was introduced last year in the New Mexico state house, but it failed to get enough support.

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