A survey released by the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention (CDC) of the more than 10,000 workers surveyed, concluded that 14.6 percent had gotten high on the job.
In the “accommodation and food services” industry, 30 percent of workers reported smoking pot at least once in the past month. Those in the job category “food preparation and serving” had the highest use at 32 percent of workers.
“Arts, design, entertainment, sports and media” came in second at 28 percent.
Marijuana use was reported by 19 to 21 percent of workers in “production,” “life, physical, and social science,” “sales and related,” and “installation, maintenance, and repair.”
Those in construction, manufacturing, and agriculture industries all fell above the state average in percentage of workers reporting marijuana use.