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Bay Area

The number of vouchers, exchangeable for a total of 1 gram of cannabis, that was given out to San Jose patients who provided their contact information to Weed4Votes.com, which promotes cannabis legalization awareness: 2,000 (Source: Market Wired)

The number of San Jose collectives that have registered in the city and meet the necessary regulations passed by the City Council in 2014: 16 (Source: KTVU)

The number of medical cannabis patients who had medical cannabis cards in Marin county in 2015: 223 (Source: Mercury News)

The planned percentage of tax on medical cannabis sales, proposed by CA Senator Mike McGuire of Marin County: 15 (Source: Mercury News)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that former Facebook president Sean Parker donated to legalizing recreational cannabis in California: 1(Source: USA Today)

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Colorado

The number of women who attended the 2016 Women Grow event in Denver in February: 1,200 (Source: International Business Times)

The percentage of Colorado Democratic caucus-members who feel that legalization of cannabis is “good:” 63 (Source: The Washington Free Beacon)

The number of cannabis industry-related commercial building permits that were in issued in Pueblo: 90 (Source: Colorado Springs Independent)

The percentage of cannabis tax revenue that will be used to fund scholarships for low-income Latinos in the city of Pueblo next year: 43 (Source: Fusion)

The combined amount of money that the seven recreational and medical cannabis shops in Aspen sold in 2015: 8,347,557 (Source: The Washington Times)Line of PeopleLos Angeles

The number of votes, out of 4, that were made by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in favor of cracking down on illegal cannabis collectives in Los Angeles: 4 (Source: Los Angeles Daily News)

The estimated percentage of residents that the city of Desert Hot Springs expects to be working in cannabis-related jobs in the near future: 20 (Source: Sacramento Bee)

The number of illegal medical cannabis collectives that have closed since Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer took office in 2013: 716 (Source: Los Angeles Daily News)

The numbered rank that California lies on a list of states that are most “enthusiastic” about cannabis: 8 (Source: 600KOGO)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that former Facebook president Sean Parker donated to legalizing recreational cannabis in California: 1 (Source: USA Today)

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Michigan

The estimated amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Michigan could make annually from medical cannabis if it was regulated as according to bills proposed to legislature: 63.5 (Source: Mlive.com)

The number of medical cannabis businesses that applied to continue operating their collectives in Detroit: 82 (Source: Detroit Free Press)

The estimated number of people who protested medical cannabis collective raids in Gaylord: 100 (Source: Petoskey News-Review)

The number of medical cannabis collectives that were raided in Northern Michigan in mid-March: 12 (Source: Mlive.com)

The amount of money, in thousands of dollars, that Medical Marijuana Caregiver Centers in Detroit must pay every year, which counts towards business licenses and inspection fees: 4 (Source: Crain’s Detroit Business)

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Oregon

The percentage of Oregon’s medical cannabis dispensaries that sell recreational cannabis and are reportedly not registered to pay taxes on recreational sales: 25 (Source: The Oregonian)

The number of dispensaries, out of 320, that sell recreational cannabis in Oregon and have already have set up accounts with the state Department of Revenue: 245 (Source: The Register-Guard)

The amount of money, in thousands of dollars, that Dope Magazine paid to host a paid-entry cannabis event at a venue that would not allow guests to medicate: 60 (Source: The Oregonian)

The number of pages that details Oregon’s newest laws regarding medical cannabis patients, growers and dispensaries: 77 (Source: KDRV)

The percentage of tax on recreational cannabis sales that will be established when the Oregon Liquor Control Commission assumes control over recreational cannabis sales later this year: 17 (Source: The Oregonian)

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San Diego

The number of districts in San Diego that have not approved any collectives yet: 4 (Source: San Diego Union-Tribune)

The number of cannabis plants that a primary caregiver can grow for qualified patients in Imperial Beach: 3 (Source: San Diego Union-Tribune)

The total number of collectives that will soon be serving San Diego patients, with the opening of a location in Torrey Pines and Kearny Mesa: 7 (Source: San Diego Union-Tribune)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that former Facebook president Sean Parker donated to legalizing recreational cannabis in California: 1 (Source: USA Today)

The percentage of California voters who participated in a phone survey, stating that they support the full legalization of cannabis: 60 (Source: NORML)

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Washington

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that has been made in recreational cannabis sales in Bellingham since legalization began in 2012: 23 (Source: The Province)

The unanimous number of votes by the Washington House that were in favor of a farming bill that would legalize hemp, which the state Governor vetoed: 97 (Source: Capital Press)

The number of child patients that researchers gave either Epidiolex or a placebo in a clinical study which later found that CBD can help reduce children’s seizures: 120 (Source: United Press International)

The estimated number of people who attended the 2016 CannaCon per day: 15,000 (Source: The News Tribune)

The numbered rank that Washington lies on a list of states with the most “cannabis enthusiasm:” 2 (Source: 790 KGMI)

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National

The increased percentage of one cannabis delivery service’s orders during Super Bowl 50 weekend: 310 (Source: Forbes)

The number of signatures required to get the Arkansas medical cannabis initiative on the ballot this fall: 85,000 (Source: Arkansas Times)

The number of independent licensed nonprofit medical cannabis producers that work out of Albuquerque, New Mexico: 16 (Source: The Washington Times)

The percentage of Texans who support expanding medical cannabis access to include more qualifying conditions: 71 (Source: Extract Suntimes)

 

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