The employment connections site Indeed discovered a pot jobs spike of more than 1200% between September 1, 2015 and the first of last month.
- Leading the surge in California is the Los Angeles area with a 1,767% increase, San Francisco, where cannabis jobs rose 1,702% and San Jose, where employment jumped 1,498%. Sacramento postings were up 1,296%.
- MedMen posted the most jobs, followed by Mammoth Distribution, Caliva, Weedmaps which just laid off a quarter of its staff, Ohana Gardens and Urbn Leaf.
- “Southern Humboldt was a sorrow-filled place for the last two years,” says grower Kevin Jodrey. Not anymore. The fall phenomenon of declining pot prices resulting from harvest product influx ends this year, with righteous weather, legalization and demand, coming to create a seller’s market.