According to a new survey, Californians are extra comfy in line at a legal weed dispensary than they are on-line Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
As reported by WIRED, a newly-published annual questionnaire from Golden State public relations firm Edelman gauged the trustworthiness Californians felt towards a quantity of neighborhood enterprise sectors and the government.
Reaching out to 1,500 California residents from the Bay Region, Los Angeles, and surrounding places, Edelman’s researchers located 44% of Californians trusted neighborhood cannabis dispensaries, and 43% trusted cannabis growers. On the flip side, only 33% of California residents stated that they trusted social media businesses.
As for the cannabis industry’s impact on state finances, 55% of respondents stated that they “think the marijuana market fuels some/a wonderful deal of the economy in my region of California,” suggesting that even if some people do not trust the pot shop at the finish of the block, they know it is bringing in money to the neighborhood.
And when the California cannabis market is a single of the most tightly regulated marketplaces in the state, the very same can not be stated for Silicon Valley’s vast network of tech businesses. 68% of respondents told Edelman that the tech market has been “under-regulated.” That quantity was even larger, at 69%, for tech workers themselves, who really feel that the businesses they perform for could use improved oversight.
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