Some large multi-state operators are hiring, including Curaleaf and Trulieve. The latter is currently hiring for between 200 to 300 positions and has hired about 300 people since mid-March, Steven Ferrell, Trulieve’s director of human resources, said in an email. Reports Cannabis Business Times

Out of these Trulieve positions, about 60% are in retail, 30% are in cultivation and production, and 10% are in call-center, corporate and all other positions, Ferrell said. About 75% of the positions are hourly, and the rest are salaried, he said.

“We are hiring for delivery drivers due to a surge in delivery orders,” he said, addressing how the coronavirus pandemic and resulting government measures have impacted the company’s hiring practices. “While this uptick makes sense given the current climate, we expect that patients may want to continue to take advantage of the convenience of these options even when the stay-at-home order is lifted.”

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