Marijuana jobs on offer at Colorado Cannabis Career Summit this week

The Colorado Cannabis Career Summit and Product Showcase takes place Thursday in Denver.

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Verde Natural master grower Cassandra Maffey poses in the company's grow facility. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Verde Natural master grower Cassandra Maffey poses in the company's grow facility. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Those looking for a career in cannabis can check out the Colorado Cannabis Career Summit and Product Showcase on Thursday at the City Hall events venue.

There’s expected to be more than 50 cannabis companies representing upward of 1,000 jobs, according to Vangst, a Denver-based talent agency focused specifically on the marijuana industry.

The summit and showcase take place from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at 144 Broadway. The event is free for people who have a valid MED Occupational License.

Tickets can be purchased here. Denverite readers can use the promo code “Denverite” to get free tickets. All others are being charged $9.99.

Vangst has held career fairs in other states and is incorporating networking, panels and speakers into their Colorado event. For more information on companies and business leaders attending go here.

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