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How to Get a Job in the Cannabis Industry

Want to get a job in the cannabis industry? There are plenty to go around. But before you sit down for an interview, here's what you need to know.

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The cannabis industry is hiring. To date, more than 211,000 people have full-time cannabis jobs in legal states, and more than 64,000 of those jobs were added in 2018, according to a special report from the resource site Leafly. This number will only continue to grow as new companies enter the industry and more states legalize. But having sold weed in high school doesn’t make you a shoo-in for a job. In fact, as the cannabis business has taken off, it’s also gotten much more competitive. If you’re heading for an interview, here are the mistakes to avoid -- and the opportunities to take advantage of. 

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MISTAKE: Winging it.

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