The latest national election saw the legalization of recreational marijuana succeed in Oregon, Alaska, and D.C. Additionally, there are a total of 23 states that have made medical marijuana an option for residents. That’s pretty close to half the country. Is this real life? More legal marijuana means more legal marijuana jobs—and they need YOU. There are a variety of positions to fill, and if it has always been your dream to work with the sticky icky, there's no better time than the present. Browse our 15 legit ways for almost anyone to get going down a cannabis career path.

Brittany Driver is a freelancer writer based in Denver. She tweets at @brittanyblue.