A cannabis-related job boom in the United States is not showing up in government employment data, leaving American workers in the dark about high wages and job opportunities in the marijuana industry, experts say.

"Legal cannabis [recreational and medical] is America's greatest jobs creator right now," said Bruce Barcott, deputy editor of Leafly, an online magazine devoted to the cannabis industry.

"The problem is it's untracked by the federal government, and state governments all have their own systems" for reporting.

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Jean Lotus ~ UPI.com

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