Cannabis, More Than A High

by Daniel Gauci
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Coronavirus has changed the way many look at Cannabis. As legalization sweeps the ballots of many states and countries, legalizing Cannabis in some form, the world is seeing a shift in Cannabis support- for the better. Cannabis has been deemed essential and now is a great time to be a part of the industry.

In the past, Cannabis was considered “the devil’s lettuce”; however, like the grocery store, Cannabis is considered as essential as food, sanitizer, and water. Cannabis dispensaries and other Cannabis related and serving businesses, are considered vital members of many neighborhoods, like the Pharmacist.

Cannabis Provides Employment

As Cannabis becomes supported and legalized across the globe, Cannabis is known as an industry that offers jobs and Cannabis jobs are growing.

Leafly, reports 211,000 Cannabis jobs added to the United States job market- full-time jobs. When adding part-time and indirect employment, that figure increases to almost 300,000.

The state of Florida added the most jobs in Cannabis- 9,000 in 2018 which equals a 703% increase.

Forbes reports that Cannabis is projected to reach a 110% job creation rate between 2017 and 2020.

These figures are expected to rise as consumption continues to rise- and it is. Forbes reports that:

An estimated 38.4 million U.S. adults consume cannabis at least once annually.
36% of cannabis consumers report using cannabis daily.
59% use cannabis at least once a week.

The U.S. Cannabis Report 2019 Industry Outlook, reports:

Current legal Cannabis states are projected to grow at a CAGR of 14% over the next 6 years, to reach nearly $30 billion by 2025.

The annual sales of cannabis are projected to grow at a 17% CAGR through 2025, to an estimated $13.1 billion by 2025.

Adult-consumption sales are projected to grow at a 16% CAGR, to $16.6 billion.

Cannabis Contributes to Reducing Global Warming Issues/Concerns
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Cannabis- hemp is a diverse plant. It can be used to feed animals, humans, used as fuel, medicine, and for housing.

Food

Cannabis hemp seeds contain a protein that is more nutritious and more economical than soybean protein. Hemp seeds are considered a complete protein- contains the nine essential amino acids necessary in the human diet.

Material:

Much better than cotton for the world- without the ugly history, Cannabis hemp can be used for clothing, carpet, and fuel.

Medication:
Cannabis is medicine:

A study by Reiman, Welty, and Solomon in 2017, found that 93% of patients consume medical marijuana for pain management. 97% of the group agreed that cannabis enabled them to reduce their opioid intake.

Cannabis is Education

Cannabis is now a course, degree, and/or and certification. There are colleges and universities across the globe offering Cannabis education:

Cannabis Training University
THC University
Cannabis Training Institute
Clover Leaf University
The Trichome Institute
Cannabis education leads to jobs in the industry such as:

Cannabis Grower/ Cultivator
Bud trimmer
Cannabis Budtender
Extraction Technician
Edibles Chef
Cannabis Saves Communities
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The cannabis industry has become a lucrative industry expected to be worth $66.3 billion by 2025. As legalization continues to sweep the globe, Cannabis could be the gateway to small business success and growing/sustainable communities. The increasing number of countries legalizing and/or decriminalizing the use of Cannabis, and the growing awareness of the benefits offered by Cannabis, are key factors in this substantial growth.

Forbes states that:

– An estimated 38.4 million U.S. adults consume cannabis at least once annually.

– 36% of cannabis consumers report using cannabis daily.

– 59% use cannabis at least once a week.

In Closing

Cannabis is more than a high. Cannabis is healing, Cannabis is business, Cannabis is employment. As for Cannabis in the global view, here’s a snippet:

Canada- Cannabis is legal federally.

United States, over 30 states have legalized and/or decriminalized.
Mexico has decriminalized with rules and is expected to become federally legal.Belize has decriminalized with rules.
Jamaica has decriminalized with rules.
Argentina has legalized with rules.
Colombia has legalized/decriminalized with rules.
Uruguay has legalized with rules
Belgium has decriminalized with rules.
Italy has been decriminalized with rules.
The Netherlands is legal with rules.
Portugal decriminalized all “drugs”.

Cannabis is more than a high. If you have considered getting into the Cannabis industry- the time is now. Some avenues make it very difficult- like the monopoly system; instead- consider JuicyFields, your gateway to Cannabis Paradise.

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