Jose Abreu Jr. came to the small conference room of a Jessup hotel last month, setting up tables, shaking hands, reviewing paperwork and hoping to find someone like him. Abreu, 35, once had a successful sales career in New Jersey making six figures, he said. Then in 2021, the state government legalized cannabis and Abreu took a job making $15 an hour to work as a harvest specialist, an entry-level job in a cannabis cultivation facility.
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