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By The Numbers – May 2018

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National

The number of medical cannabis dispensaries that were open and operating in Maryland one month after the medical cannabis program began: 34 (Source: San Francisco Chronicle)

 

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that MedMen invested in a cannabis facility built near Reno, Nevada: 15 (Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal)

 

The estimated number of hours that it takes for the effects of medical cannabis to diminish in adolescents and young adults after consumption, according to a new study published in the journal, JAMA Psychiatry: 72 (Source: CNN)

 

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that lawn and garden company Scotts Miracle-Gro paid to purchase the country’s largest hydroponic distributor: 450 (Source: Scotts Miracle-Gro)

Bay Area

The estimated number of cannabis-related citations that the Berkeley Police Department has issued since 2013: 140 (Source: The Daily Californian)

The estimated number of people who attended a Sonoma County Supervisors study session in April to discuss cannabis cultivation outside of city limits: 200 (Source: North Bay Business Journal)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Oakland-based Cannex Capital Holdings Inc. paid to purchase Jetty Extracts: 30 (Source: SF Weekly)

The number of Bay Area-based tech company employees (from Apple, Netflix, Amazon, Pinterest, Google and Facebook) that participated in a study on employee cannabis consumption: 5,112 (Source: Silicon Valley Business Journal)

Colorado

The percentage of Coloradan adults who said they consumed cannabis in the last 30 days, out of a survey of 10,169: 14.6 (Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

 

The percentage of surveyed female residents in Colorado who admitted to consuming cannabis in the last 30 days: 11.3 (Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

 

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Colorado retailers collected in recreational cannabis sales revenue in January 2018: 88.7 (Source: Westword)

The number of Colorado House of Representative votes, out of 64, that voted in favor of allowing a parent or guardian to visit a school campus in order to administer medical cannabis to a student: 48 (Source: Vail Daily)

Los Angeles

The maximum estimated number of dispensaries that are still operating without licenses in Los Angeles: 300 (Source: FOX LA)

The maximum number of cannabis dispensary business licenses that the city of West Hollywood will distribute, in which applications are being submitted for this month: 16 (Source: Los Angeles Mag)

The number of votes from the West Covina City Council, out of five, that were in favor of amending an ordinance to allow cannabis cultivation and lab testing: 3 (Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune)

The amount of cannabis, in millions pounds, that the state of California produced in 2016: 13.5 (Source: UC Davis Economics of Cannabis and Demand for Farm Labor)

Michigan

The number of medical cannabis dispensaries that have applied to operate in Ann Arbor between January and March: 25 (Source: Mlive.com)

 

The percentage of seniors between ages 50 and 80 who stated that they have used cannabis for medical purposes, as seen in a University of Michigan study: 6 (Source: University of Michigan)

 

The number of dispensaries in Michigan that have been ordered to close due to failure to apply for a state license: 210 (Source: The Washington Times)

 

The number of arrests made at the 47th Annual Ann Arbor Hash Bash: 0 (Source: Mlive.com)

San Diego

The percentage of surveyed San Diegans who said they believe that legalizing recreational cannabis has been a “good thing” for California: 49 (Source: 10News)

 

The percentage of polled San Diegans who stated that they buy their cannabis from a licensed cannabis dispensary: 74 (Source: 10News)

 

The number of Oceanside City Council votes, out of five, that were in favor of allowing medical cannabis facilities for manufacturing, distribution and cultivation: 4 (Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune)

 

The amount of cannabis, in millions of pounds, that the state of California produced in 2016: 13.5 (Source: UC Davis Economics of Cannabis and Demand for Farm Labor)

Washington

The amount of money, in dollars, that amounts to the cost of an annual fee required of each edible maker in order to produce legal cannabis-infused edibles in Washington: 895 (Source: Washington State Department of Agriculture)

The estimated number of active medical cannabis patients registered in the state of Washington: 18,000 (Source: The Daily Herald)

The average percentage of Washington State cannabis retailers’ discounts on 420 in 2017: 16 (Source: Headset)

The number of judges in the Washington State Court of Appeals panel who ruled that local unincorporated jurisdictions have the right to ban cannabis businesses: 3 (Source: KOZE)