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By The Numbers – September 2018

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Bay Area

The number of years that the Sonoma City Council chose to delay its decision regarding a public vote on a citizen-initiated cannabis measure: 2 (Source: The Press Democrat)

The estimated number of tested cannabis samples, out of every five, that do not meet California’s updated safety standards since July 1: 1 (Source: NBC Los Angeles)

The number of medical cannabis delivery, manufacturer and distributor licenses that were approved for applicants in the city of San Rafael: 16 (Source: Marin Independent Journal)

The estimated number of people who attended the Cannabis Business Summit & Expo in early August: 6,000 (Source: NBC Bay Area)

Colorado

The estimated number of men, out of every four adults, who were arrested for impaired driving in Colorado: 3 (Source: The Denver Channel)

The estimated amount of legal cannabis, in pounds, that was sold in Colorado during 2017: 665,134 (Source: Westword)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Colorado dispensaries collected in cannabis sales in 2017: 587 (Source: The Denver Post)

The maximum amount of money, in dollars, that cannabis consumers can receive if they participate in a two-day cannabis study about personal health: 140 (Source: University of Colorado Anshutz Medical Campus)

Los Angeles

The estimated number of tested cannabis samples, out of every five, that currently do not meet California’s updated safety standards since July 1: 1 (Source: NBC Los Angeles)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that the University of California, Irvine has received in grant money to fund a study on the long-term effects of cannabis on the adolescent brain: 9 (Source: The Orange County Register)

The amount of stock shares, in millions of dollars, that Los Angeles-based Cannabis Strategic Ventures cancelled in an attempt to increase shareholder value: 75.6 (Source: Globe Newswire)

The number of cities in California that oppose allowing cannabis delivery services in areas where dispensaries are banned: 482 (Source: KTLA)

Michigan

The number of Grand Rapids City Councilmembers, out of six, who cast votes in favor of adopting an ordinance to allow medical cannabis facilities: 6 (Source: Mlive.com)

The maximum number of medical cannabis facilities that officials in the city of Detroit will allow under a new zoning ordinance: 75 (Source: Metro Times)

The percentage of Michigan residents who stated in a poll that they support legalizing and taxing recreational cannabis: 61 (Source: WTOP)

The number of cannabis testing facilities that were approved in Michigan on Aug. 9: 2 (Source: Detroit Free Press)

San Diego

The estimated number of tested cannabis samples, out of every five, that currently do not meet California’s updated safety standards since July 1: 1 (Source: NBC Los Angeles)

 

The number of participants that the University of California, San Diego is hiring to test the ability to drive while under the influence of cannabis: 180 (Source: ABC 30)

The number of arrests that the San Diego Police Department issued under a recent crackdown on illegal delivery services: 34 (Source: NBC San Diego)

 

The number of cannabis production businesses that are scheduled to receive approval hearings between August and October: 15 (Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune)

Washington

The estimated number of cannabis-related crimes that resulted in a felony sentence during the first year-and-a-half of recreational cannabis sales in Washington: 147 (Source: KUOW)

The number of cannabis-related categorical rule changes that are being considered by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board: 9 (Source: Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board)

The projected amount of money, in billions of dollars, that Washington State will collect in annual recreational cannabis sales by 2020: 2.3 (Source: Puget Sound Business Journal)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Washington State collected in recreational cannabis sales taxes during the fiscal year 2017: 315 (Source: The Washington Post)

National

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that the state of Florida approved in additional funding for a new medical cannabis office: 13.3. (Source: Tampa Bay Times)

The amount of money, in thousands of dollars, that the Missourians for Patient Care campaign committee raised to support a medical cannabis initiative in Missouri: 530 (Source: San Francisco Gate)

The percentage of success observed in children with autism who were treated with CBD oil in an Israeli study: 80 (Source: Israel National News)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Alaskan officials collected in cannabis tax revenue in the 2018 fiscal year: 11 (Source: New York Post)