How to Work In Cannabis
Requirements by State
Politics, budgets, and public support vary widely by state, which means each state’s requirements to work in the cannabis industry look completely different from one another.* This map and corresponding state information is not updated in real time. For up-to-the-minute information on requirements to work in cannabis, visit the governing body links provided on each state page.
How to get your cannabis license in:
- Adult Use:
- Market Overview:
On Nov. 6, 2012, Washington voters approved Initiative 502, legalizing the regulated cultivation and sale of adult-use cannabis. A recent analysis showed that the industry’s economic impact totaled $2.7 billion in revenue and 18,360 jobs.
- Requirements & Application Process:
There are currently no licenses or cards required to be an employee at a Washington cannabis facility.
However, you must:
- Be 21 years of age or older
- Be willing to undergo a background check
- Background Check Requirements:
Not all cannabis businesses require you to undergo a background check. Those that do may exempt some prior cannabis charges. More information is available through the business doing the hiring.
- Additional Links:
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