The coronavirus was good for some industries and ruinous for others. For cannabis, 2020 was a breakout year. Legal sales across the U.S.—14 states allow adult use, 36 allow for medical sales—hit a record of $17.5 billion, a 46% increase from
Cannabis website Leafly released its 2021 jobs report recently, noting the United States added about 77,000 full-time jobs in the cannabis industry. Legal cannabis now supports 321,000 full-time jobs in America.
(The Center Square) – Michiganders bought more than $341 million of legal marijuana in fiscal year 2020, and tax revenue from those sales is being disbursed to local governments and services.