Marijuana Industry Data and Charts

Chart: Percentage of cannabis business owners and founders by race

By Eli McVey

Think the cannabis industry is dominated by white business owners? It is, but perhaps not to the level many believe.

A Marijuana Business Daily survey found that 19% of respondents who launched a cannabis business and/or have an ownership stake in a marijuana company are racial minorities.

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Chart: Minorities occupy 17% of executive positions in marijuana industry

By Eli McVey

The percentage of minorities holding executive positions at cannabis businesses stands at 17%, according to a Marijuana Business Daily survey.

While many in the industry would like to see this number even higher, it’s greater than the average across all U.S. businesses as a whole.

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