Cameron Forni on Finding a Job Within the Cannabis Industry

Given the boom in the cannabis industry, it would be reasonable to aim for a job now, while the opportunities are plenty. For many, this is their chance to work with something they’re passionate about. For others, they’re drawn in by the stability of the cannabis industry.

With that in mind, how does one break into the cannabis business? Here is some advice on how to start applying for cannabis-related positions with the highest measure of success.

Know the Basics

As with any specialized career path, the first step in the process is to understand the basics. This means that one must learn as much as possible, both about the industry and about cannabis itself.

It’s beneficial to understand the pros and cons of cannabis, including the medical applications and the legal setbacks. Additionally, this research will help one understand what parts of the cannabis industry are the most appealing to them.


Cameron Forni is the President of Select at Curaleaf and a maverick in the cannabis industry. Learn more at