By the Numbers – June 2017

The approximate number of people who attended the Extravaganja festival in Massachusetts in late-April: 10,000 (Source: Daily Collegian)

The percentage of North Carolinians who stated in a survey that they want to see medical cannabis legalized: 80 (Source: The News & Observer)

The approximate amount of money, in thousands of dollars, that cannabis industry clients in Maine paid in lobbying fees between December 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017: 140 (Source: Portland Press Herald)

The number of medical practitioners in New York who are registered under the state’s medical cannabis program: 989 (Source: WKBW Buffalo)

The approximate number of people in Colorado and California who were surveyed as cannabis consumers by BDS Analytics: 2,000 (Source: Denver Westword)

Oregon

The approximate amount of money, in millions of dollars, that the state of Oregon has collected in recreational cannabis tax revenue since 2016: 75 (Source: Oregon Public Broadcast)

The average amount of “useable” cannabis, in grams, that medical cannabis patients in Oregon purchased per transaction between June and December 2016: 7.52 (Source: Oregon Health Authority)

The number of cannabis business license applications submitted in Multnomah County as of May 16: 463 (Source: Oregon Liquor Control Commission)

The number of Oregon-based cannabis testing laboratory applications submitted, as of May 16, that are in varying stages of the approval process: 27 (Source: Oregon Liquor Control Commission Marijuana License Applications)

The maximum amount of money, in millions of dollars, that has been invested in cannabis startup businesses in Oregon over the past six months: 80 (Source: Northwest Public Radio)

Bay Area

The approximate number of female medical cannabis patients in the Bay Area who use the Eaze medical cannabis delivery app: 31,000 (Source: SF Bay Area)

The approximate number of people who attended a Napa City Council Meeting in May and spoke up for medical cannabis patients’ right to cultivate cannabis on their residential property: 30 (Source: Napa Valley Register)

The estimated number of people who attended the North Coast Cannabis Industry Conference in Santa Rosa in May: 250 (Source: North Bay Business Journal)

The amount of money, in thousands of dollars, that is dedicated to the annual salary of the newly-appointed Chief of Cannabis Policy and Enforcement in Sacramento: 125 (Source: Sacramento Bee)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Gov. Jerry Brown has dedicated to fund a cleanup initiative to eliminate illegal cannabis cultivation sites in Mendocino, Humboldt and Trinity Counties: 1.5 (Source: Willits News)

Colorado

 

The record-setting amount of money, in millions of dollars, that reflects the combined total of medical and recreational cannabis sales collected in Colorado during January and February 2017: 235 (Source: The Washington Times)

The amount of money, in thousands of dollars, that the Colorado Department of Revenue Marijuana Enforcement Division collected in cannabis enforcement fines in 2016: 683,500 (Source: FOX 31 Denver)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that 29 counties in Colorado collected in cannabis tax revenue during 2016: 35 (Source: Denver Westword)

The approximate percentage of Coloradans who believe that cannabis has medical benefits: 80 (Source: Denver Westword)

The record-setting amount of money, in millions of dollars, that was collected from medical and recreational cannabis sales in Colorado during the month of March: 131.7 (Source: The Gazette)

Bakersfield

The projected number of people who will participate in a survey, conducted by HelloMD, to learn more about CBD consumption: 150,000 (Source: News On 6)

The amount of money, in dollars, that the average consumer spends on cannabis annually: 645 (Source: Civilized)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Maine customers spent on non-edible cannabis products in 2016: 24.8 (Source: Portland Press Herald)

The percentage of increased enrollment into New Mexico’s medical cannabis patient program, according to statistics collected since March 2016: 84 (Source: Las Cruces Sun-News)

The percentage of Minnesotans surveyed who described that they receive a positive benefit from consuming medical cannabis: 64 (Source: The Washington Times)

Los Angeles

The percentage of surveyed Californians who said they believe that cannabis has medical benefits: 75 (Source: Denver Westword)

The number of West Covina City Council votes, out of five, that were in favor of referring an amendment regarding indoor medical cannabis commercial cultivation and lab testing back to the Planning Commission for further consideration: 3 (Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune)

The number of Adelanto City Council votes, out of four, that were in favor of approving zoning changes for medical cannabis operations: 3 (Source: VV Daily Press)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that each unit of an industrial park built for cannabis cultivation in Adelanto costs to purchase: 7.5 (Source: Los Angeles Times)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that a Beverly Hills-based real estate firm plans to invest in legal cannabis ventures in California over the next 12 months: 100 (Source: Orange County Register)

Michigan

The maximum number of plants that a small recreational cannabis business could grow and process while under a special license, if the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act is passed in 2018: 150 (Source: Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol)

The estimated number of Berrien County residents who are medical cannabis patients: 15,000 (Source: WDNU)

The projected amount of money, in millions of dollars, that is being invested in a large cannabis cultivation and distribution warehouse in Bangor Charter Township now that the local city council supports it: 21 (Source: MLive.com)

The number of months before the next statewide election that will give voters the opportunity to vote on recreational cannabis in Michigan: 17 (Source: Detroit Free Press)

The exact number of valid signatures that are required to be collected within 180 days of May 18 in order to qualify the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act for the November 2018 ballot: 252,523 (Source: The Detroit News)

San Diego

The minimum amount of money, in thousands of dollars, that Med-West Distribution owner James Slatic will be receiving back from his assets that were seized in January 2014: 100 (Source: Forbes)

The projected number of cannabis plants that are currently being cultivated by the Iipay Nation in Santa Ysabel: 1,000 (Source: Los Angeles Times)

The number of votes, out of four, presented by Vista City councilmembers that were in favor of a medical cannabis poll to survey locals: 3 (Source: San Diego Union-Tribune)

The amount of money, in thousands of dollars, that it will cost the city of Vista to survey residents on their opinion of medical cannabis dispensaries: 35 (Source: San Diego Union-Tribune)

The increased amount of money, in thousands of dollars, that illegal cannabis dispensaries in Chula Vista will be fined per day: 2.5 (Source: San Diego Reader)

Washington

The increased percentage of sales revenue that Washington cannabis dispensaries experienced on April 20 in comparison to the preceding 19 days of April: 79 (Source: Seattle PI)

The approximate amount of land, in acres, that Washington-based hemp company HempLogic used to cultivate its hemp plants in Moses Lake, Mount Vernon, Othello and the Tri-Cities area: 200 (Source: Capital Press)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Spokane County collected in cannabis sales revenue during the month of April: 14.2 (Source: The Spokesman-Review)

The number of times that the Thurston City Council has extended its interim cannabis regulations since 2013 while it delays discussions on how to establish permanent regulations: 7 (Source: The Chronicle)

The projected amount of money, in millions of dollars, that is estimated to be collected in recreational cannabis revenue for the state of Washington during 2017: 768 (Source: U.S. News)

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