Cannabis, Considered a Crime Not Long Ago, Now a Career Path

By Glenn Jones, NBC Boston on March 17, 2023

With more than 1,400 recreational cannabis licenses approved (or partially approved) in Massachusetts for the cultivation, delivery and retail of marijuana, thousands of new jobs have been created since the implementation of adult-use laws.

Ethos in Dorchester was approved as a medical dispensary in 2020. Last month it was approved to sell cannabis recreationally in the same store. The hiring impact has been immediate.

Ethos Vice President of Marketing Blandine Jean-Paul says multi-state operators like hers have the capacity to ramp up quickly and hire fast – bringing benefits to the same communities deemed disproportionately impacted by the drug’s criminalization.

– Read the entire article at NBC Boston.