Jobs numbers hit Wall Street last week.
Total unemployment dropped from 1.4% to 1.3%. Weekly jobless claims fell by 22,000 — a level not seen since March 1973.
The most significant slump in jobless claims was seen in Florida, Texas, Georgia and Michigan. Overall, the jobless rate dropped to 4.2% — a new 16-year low if you buy the official numbers.
The numbers are certainly headline-worthy. But they’re not the only ones that matter anymore.
For weed investors, the most interesting job data isn’t coming from the traditional sources.
Instead, you can find them on the state of California’s CalCareers website.
Pot Jobs Go White Collar
That’s how much you’d stand to make as a pot engineering geologist in the cannabis permitting and compliance program. The state is hiring several other six-figure science positions for its burgeoning Bureau of Cannabis Control. Last year, the bureau had just 11 full-time workers! Now they need new office space for more than 100 new staff expected by next February.
As California gets ready for recreational sales as early as Jan. 1, 2018,