Marijuana trimmers can move into jobs that make $90000

Not feeling the unpaid internship? There’s an alternative in states like Colorado.

Marijuana bud trimmers can make a starting salary of $12 to $15 an hour, The Associated press reports. Successful employees might eventually become gardeners or concentrate makers and take home as much as $90,000 a year.

The work entails trimming away the leaves from the marijuana plant and needs to be done by hand, using small scissors.

People think it’s a job for stoners, but it’s not, according to 32-year-old Brittny Houghton, whose family owns a dispensary in Colorado.

“It’s a real job,” she told the AP. “It’s 9 to 5, you have to be on time, you don’t have to be a smoker, and the quality of the work is important.”

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