Do all states that have legal production require workers to have a state permitted badge?
Im currently in NC. Getting the feeling that finding a job before relocation is not the best route, as obtaining a badge requires residency, and is a lengthy process in itself
Residency requirements depend on the state. Here in AZ you have no temporal requirement (ie minimum length of time residing in AZ), but you do need a state issued ID to get a Dispensary Agent card. You definitely want to do your due diligence before just relocating your whole existence.