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Cannabis Industry Statistics for 2022

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The cannabis industry is continuing to break its own growth records year after year -- and 2022 is shaping up to be the biggest yet. More growth equals more attention, and that means more data!

We've got a list of statistics that cover all things cannabis for the booming industry this year. In this report you'll find everything from cannabis usage stats to dispensaries per state.

As of 2022, there are 428,059 cannabis industry jobs in the United States.

Cannabis Jobs

  • The US cannabis industry now supports 428,059 jobs in 2022
  • Cannabis industry jobs increased 33% from 2021 to 2022
  • California has the most cannabis jobs, totaling 83,607
  • The cannabis industry added 107,059 new jobs in 2021

Cannabis industry jobs increased 33% from 2021 to 2022.

Cannabis Sales Trends

  • Americans spent $25 billion annually on cannabis in 2021
  • Cannabis industry revenue increased 34% in 2021
  • Cannabis sales are expected to grow by 18% to total $29.2 billion in 2022
  • New Jersey is anticipated to have the most growth of any state this year
  • California had the most cannabis sales revenue in 2021 at $5.1 billion

Cannabis Business Trends

  • There are more than 10,000 active dispensaries in the United States as of 2022
  • There are approximately 400 cannabis micro businesses in the U.S.
  • There are over 1,500 cannabis delivery licenses active in the United States
  • Oklahoma has the most cannabis dispensaries in the U.S. with over 2,000

There are more than 10,000 active dispensaries in the United States as of 2022

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