Here is a list of which professions smokes the most weed. Check out where you rank.

The list was compiled by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .

recent study  ranked Colorado occupations by how much their workers use marijuana, which was legalized in the state in 2012 and became available for purchase two years later.

 

On average, 14 percent of respondents said they had used weed in the past month. Young adults and men were slightly more likely to toke up.

While the results may not track with exactly what would happen in New Jersey (though we have a feeling some of these professions will hold strong), they do offer some insight for lawmakers and employers who are concerned about how legalization could affect the workplace.

The CDC study included 10,169 employed adults in Colorado who answered questions in 2014 and 2015 about their profession and whether they had used marijuana in the past month. The age-adjusted rate accounts for occupations with large numbers of young people, who are more likely to use weed.

Check out the list below to see which profession comes out on top, and where yours ranks.

22. Healthcare and Technical
Percent marijuana users: 3.1 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 1.9

21. Protective Service
Percent marijuana users: 6.2 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 0.1

20. Education, Training, and Library
Percent marijuana users: 6.3 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 6.8

19. Community and Social Services
Percent marijuana users: 6.7 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 7.6

18. Transportation and Material Moving
Percent marijuana users: 10.3 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 10.4

17. Business and Financial Operations
Percent marijuana users: 10.4 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 7.6

16. Architecture and Engineering
Percent marijuana users: 11.1 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 11.7

15. Office and Administrative Support
Percent marijuana users: 12.7 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 13.9

14. Computer and Mathematical
Percent marijuana users: 13.2 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 19.1

13. Management
Percent marijuana users: 15.2 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 17.9

This profession is one of the biggest in Colorado, employing 12 percent of working adults.

12. Healthcare Support
Percent marijuana users: 15.8 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 15.5

11. Legal
Percent marijuana users: 15.9 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 10

10. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
Percent marijuana users: 16 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 17

9. Construction and Extraction
Percent marijuana users: 16.5 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 12.2

8. Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
Percent marijuana users: 16.5 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 17.3

7. Personal Care and Service
Percent marijuana users: 16.8 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 16.6

6. Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
Percent marijuana users: 19.2 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 20.3

5. Sales and Related
Percent marijuana users: 19.4 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 19.1

Sales is another of Colorado’s largest occupations, employing 10 percent of working adults.

4. Life, Physical, and Social Science
Percent marijuana users: 20.6 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 22.7

3. Production
Percent marijuana users: 20.8 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 21.3

Production is a broad occupational category that includes manufacturing, car machine shops and administrative services such as temp agencies.

2. Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Percent marijuana users: 27.5 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 25.3

1. Food Preparation and Serving
Percent marijuana users: 32.2 percent
Age-adjusted rate: 19.1

Source: This profession smokes the most weed. See where yours ranks. | NJ.com

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