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The number of new jobs created by the legal industrial hemp industry has grown faster than any other industry in the United States. According to a new report, 77,000 new jobs related to industrial hemp will be added in 2020 alone. There are currently approximately 321,000 industrial hemp-related jobs in the United States.
Although the new crown virus (COVID-19) ravaged the world in 2020, the number of jobs in the industrial hemp industry has increased by 32% in 2020.
According to a new report released this week, in 2020 alone, there will be more than 321,000 jobs in the U.S. legal industrial hemp industry, an increase of 77,000 jobs year-on-year. These additional jobs are based on data from 37 states (50 states in total) in the United States, and some of these states have legalized recreational marijuana.
The growth rate of new jobs related to industrial hemp has increased by an average of 27.5% per year, which makes the industrial hemp industry the fastest growing industry and the most new jobs among all industries in the United States.
Overall, in the past four years, the number of jobs in the industrial hemp industry has increased by 161%, and the number of specific jobs is 58,000 (in the United States). This also makes California of the United States become the world's industrial hemp capital and one of the largest industrial hemp markets.