By the Numbers – April 2017

Bay Area

The approximate amount of medical cannabis, in pounds, that was tracked through the Humboldt County pilot “track-and-trace program”: 1,800 (Source: Times-Standard)

The approximate number of cannabis cultivation sites that participated in the Humboldt County pilot track-and-trace program: 150 (Source: Times-Standard)

The percentage of voters who voted in favor of Measure A, which establishes a business tax on the cultivation and sale of recreational and medical cannabis in unincorporated areas of Sonoma County: 72.4 (Source: CBS SF Bay Area)

The projected amount of cannabis, in pounds, that a single Oakland-based cannabis cultivation center estimates that it could produce in a single year: 2,200 (Source: San Francisco Business Times)

The number of Sacramento City Council votes, out of nine, that were in favor of lifting a moratorium on cannabis businesses in Sacramento: 8 (Source: ABC10)

Colorado

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that the city of Longmont received from a state grant that will fund youth cannabis prevention: 567,640 (Source: Times-Call)

The number of applicants who applied for the eight possible recreational cannabis store licenses that are slated for Pueblo: 15 (Source: The Pueblo Chieftain)

The amount of money, in thousands of dollars, that is made up of recreational cannabis excise tax revenue that the city of Pueblo is using to fund a local scholarship program: 425 (Source: Business Insider)

The number of votes, out of 13, that a Colorado House committee presented in favor of approving a bill that would limit the permissible number of medical cannabis plants grown at home to 12: 11 (Source: Aurora Biz)

The number of licensed dispensaries that are currently operating in Colorado Springs: 132 (Source: The Gazette)

Bakersfield

The amount of money, in billions of dollars, that the United States is projected to make from the cannabis industry by 2025: 24.5 (Source: The Gazette)

The percentage of beer industry revenue that is estimated to have been lost because of cannabis legalization: 7.1 (Source: Westword)

The number of votes, out of 72, that the Utah House of Representatives voted in favor of HB-130, which will allow for medical cannabis research in Utah: 70 (Source: KSL.com)

The approximate amount of money, in millions of dollars, that the implementation of the Nevada recreational cannabis industry is expected to cost over the next two years: 14 (Source: Reno Gazette-Journal)

The amount of money, in millions of British Pounds, that will fund Oxford University’s medical cannabis research program: 10 (Source: Independent)

Michigan

The estimated number of jobs that one prospective cannabis production and distribution facility would create in the city of Montrose: 150 (Source: WPBN)

The number of medical cannabis card holders who live in Livingston County: 1,812 (Source: WHMI 93.5FM)

 

The number of medical cannabis collectives that have been approved to operate in Detroit, as of mid-March: 2 (Source: The Detroit News)

 

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that was proposed as the cost to build a medical cannabis cultivation facility in the Northern Michigan town of Kingsley: 20 (Source: MLive.com)

 

The approximate amount of money, in millions of dollars, in medical cannabis patient fees that is being divided among various police departments across the state: 3 (Source: Lansing State Journal)

San Diego

The number of verified voter signatures required for a petition to get a medical cannabis initiative before the City Council of Vista: 5,607 (Source: San Diego Union Tribune)

The approximate amount of money, in thousands of dollars, that it would cost the city of Vista to hold a special election for a medical cannabis initiative before the next scheduled election: 350 (Source: San Diego Union Tribune)

The number of cannabis joints that were passed out for free at the California Cannabis Business Expo in March: 10,000 (Source: Times of San Diego)

The number of votes, out of 5, from the Encinitas City Council that were in favor of collecting more information on how to best regulate cannabis: 4 (Source: San Diego Union Tribune)

The number of dispensaries that are expected to begin operating in the western portion of Lemon Grove as early as late summer 2017: 3 (Source: East County Magazine)

Washington

The number of votes, out of 32, that the House Appropriations Committee presented in favor of approving House Bill 1060, which would legalize medical cannabis use for children at school: 26 (Source: Washington State Legislature)

The approximate amount of money, in millions, worth of recreational cannabis that was sold in Washington State per day in February 2017: 4.7 (Source: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board)

The number of votes, out of 97, that were presented by the Washington House Representatives in favor of passing House Bill 2021, which would allow cultivators to sell cannabis plants and seeds: 88 (Source: Sensible Washington)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars that Spokane County collected in cannabis revenue in February: 13 (Source: The Spokesman-Review)

The number of votes, out of 98, that were in favor of progressing the Washington Uniform Controlled Substances Act, which would remove industrial hemp from the controlled substances act: 98 (Source: Washington State Legislature)

Oregon

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that the Oregon Department of Revenue received in cannabis tax payments during the month of January: 5.3 (Source: East Oregonian)

The number of land use applications for possible cannabis production and wholesale facilities that were reviewed by the Linn County Planning and Building Department: 3 (Source: Albany Democrat-Herald)

The approximate number of applications for cannabis worker permits that have been received by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission: 12,640 (Source: Oregon Public Broadcasting)

The projected amount of money, in millions of dollars, that is made in combined annual salaries for jobs that involve handling cannabis in Oregon: 315 (Source: Entrepreneur)

 

The projected amount of money, in dollars, that represents the average wage per hour in current Oregon jobs that involve handling cannabis: 12.13 (Source: Forbes)

International

The number of Canadians who were registered to purchase medical cannabis from licensed caregivers as of December 2016: 129,876 (Source: CTV News Kitchener)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that a cannabis cultivator in New Mexico plans to spend on a greenhouse that will be located on tribal land: 160 (Source: MJD)

The percentage of Americans who support federally legalizing cannabis for medical purposes if prescribed by a physician: 93 (Source: Inc.)

The number of farmers who were granted preliminary medical cannabis cultivation licenses in Israel in mid-March: 37 (Source: The Jerusalem Post)

The number of medical cannabis patients who were registered in New Jersey during 2016: 4,735 (Source: NJ.gov)

 

Related Articles

Strain, Edible & Concentrate