• HempStaff CEO James Yagielo predicts that approximately 5000 jobs will be generated
  • Florida’s cannabis industry to reach $1B by 2020 according to analysts
Analysts believe Florida’s cannabis industry will reach $1 billion by 2020, less than two years after state voters gave it a go.

In Winter Garden, Florida, Knox Medical continues to expand its facilities producing cannabis that’s sold all over the state.

CEO George Scorsis of Liberty Health Sciences near Gainesville says that they might require the hands of hundreds of skilled workers in maintaining the soon to be largest cultivation facility in Florida.

Curaleaf also joins in, with plans to have more than 600 employees by the end of 2019.

HempStaff, LLC, helps place people in cannabis companies. HempStaff CEO James Yagielo predicts that approximately 5000 jobs will be generated – and those are related to medical work alone. He also added:

“If (job seekers) are looking for that master cultivator or master processor, they may want, you know, bachelors, masters, some of even requested Ph.D. for these people that are commanding a $150,000 salary.”

All these are saying that the medical cannabis business in Florida is booming, which means more job opportunities for everyone.

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