Ask 27-year-old Nick D’Amelio what he does for a living, and his answer might surprise you.
“I grow weed,” said the Waldwick, NJ, resident.
D’Amelio landed his first gig in the cannabis industry more than three years ago, when he was hired as a cultivation technician at the Greenleaf Compassion Center in Montclair, NJ. It was love at first seed.
“I’m a weed guy. I like weed. I’m passionate about the plant and the opportunity it holds for so many,” he said.
D’Amelio was not only talking about medical and recreational cannabis, but the career growth and possibilities the industry offers as well. “Three...