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By The Numbers July 2016

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The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that the state of Illinois has made in medical cannabis revenue since November 9, 2015: 10 (Source: The Washington Times)

 

The number of signatures that supporters of Initiative 182 in Montana, which would create a medical cannabis program, have collected to get the initiative on the November ballot: 30,000 (Source: KTVQ.com)

 

The number of veterans, as a part of the United for Care organization based in Florida, who shared their support for a medical cannabis amendment in Florida on Veterans Day: 96 (Source: Orlando Political Observer)

 

The number of votes from the Ohio House, out of 97, that were in favor of legalizing medical cannabis in the state: 71 (Source: Cincinnati Enquirer)

 

The percentage of patients in Israel who reported significant improvements of their ailments after using medical cannabis: 90 (Source: The Jerusalem Post)

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Oregon

The estimated number of cannabis jobs that currently exist in the state of Oregon: 2,165 (Source: Record Searchlight)

 

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that has been generated in cannabis job wages in Oregon: 46 (Source: Statesman Journal)

 

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Oregon has made from cannabis tax revenue during the first three months of 2016: 10.5 (Source: Daily News)

 

The percentage of money from Oregon cannabis sales taxes that will be going toward funding the Common School Fund: 40 (Source: NY Daily News)

 

The number of acres that have been purchased by FutureLand Corp with plans to build a recreational cannabis grow facility in Southern Oregon: 78 (Source: Digital Journal)

 

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San Diego

The number of collectives, out of 14 that are allowed to operate legally in San Diego, that have opened as of June: 8 (Source: Los Angeles Times)

 

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that the city of San Diego has collected from fining illegal collectives: 3 (Source: Los Angeles Times)

 

The estimated number of cannabis-related license that will be available for application, for medical cannabis businesses in California, by January 1, 2018: 17 (Source: The Santa Clarita Valley Signal)

 

The amount of money, in thousands of dollars, that two collectives have been fined for operating illegally in San Diego: 830 (Source: San Diego Union-Tribune)

 

The percentage of likely voting Californians who approve of the legalization of recreational cannabis: 60 (Source: Public Policy Institute of California)

 

 

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Michigan

The number of medical cannabis collectives operating in Detroit that have been shut down as a result of the new licensing and zoning rules that began in March: 22 (Source: CBS Local)

 

The number of pages that make up the third draft for a medical cannabis ordinance proposal in Lansing: 13 (Source: Lansing State Journal)

 

The number of signatures collected by MI Legalize that were recently deemed invalid by the Michigan Board of State Canvassers: 137,029 (Source: Sun Times)

 

The number of days that signatures for the MI Legalize ballot initiative could not be older than in order to be considered as valid for ballot approval: 180 (Source:MLive.com)

 

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that MI Legalize spent on collecting signatures for their ballot initiative: 1 (Source: Detroit Free Press)

 

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Washington

The estimated number of unlicensed cannabis retailers operating in Tacoma in June: 28 (Source: The News Tribune)

 

The minimum number of speakers at the University of Washington’s conference on the future of cannabis policy in the state: 30 (Source: University of Washington)

 

The percentage of licensed recreational cannabis dispensaries in Washington that are also licensed to sell medical cannabis: 80 (Source: MyNorthwest.com)

 

The amount of cannabis flower, in ounces, that medical cannabis patients in Washington are allowed to possess after House Bill 2136 was passed: 3 (Source: Seattle PI)

 

The number of medical endorsements issued by the Washington State Liquor and Control board for applicants who want to open a dispensary: 317 (Source: The Washington Times)

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Bay Area

The approximate amount of money, in thousands of dollars, that local cannabis businesses donated to support Measure Y in Sacramento: 92 (Source: The Sacramento Bee)

 

The percentage of Sacramento voters who voted in favor of cannabis tax initiative Measure Y in June: 65 (Source: The Sacramento Bee)

 

The percentage of San Jose voters who voted for Measure C in June, which aimed to ease regulations on medical cannabis collectives: 35 (Source: CBS SF Bay Area)

 

The estimated number of license categories that will be available for application, for medical cannabis businesses in California, by January 1, 2018: 17 (Source: The Santa Clarita Valley Signal)

 

The number of members that make up the Sacramento-based California Growers Association: 550 (Source: The Santa Clarita Valley Signal)

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Colorado

The number of cannabis-related citations that were issued by Denver police at the 420 Rally in Civic Center Park in April: 18 (Source: The Gazette)

 

The estimated number of people who attended the Denver 420 Rally in April: 100,000 (Source: NASDAQ)

 

The amount of money, in thousands of dollars, that 25 eligible Colorado high school students will each receive this year in grants, funded by cannabis taxes: 1 (Source: Fortune)

 

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, from cannabis taxes that will be used to help the homeless community in Colorado: 1.5 (Source: High Plains Public Radio)

 

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Colorado’s cannabis industry brought in from cannabis-related sales during the first quarter of 2016: 270 (Source: The Denver Post)

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Bakersfield

The expected number of states in the U.S., as of June, that will be voting on cannabis legislation this November: 12 (Source: The Inquisitr)

 

The percentage of Americans that believe veterans suffering from PTSD should be allowed to get a medical cannabis prescription in pill form: 80 (Source: Forbes)

 

The percentage of surveyed Minnesota medical cannabis patients who reported that cannabis provided them with some relief: 90 (Source: Star Tribune)

 

The number of signatures that Ohioan medical cannabis supporters must collect in order to get a medical cannabis initiative on the November ballot: 66,000 (Source: Tulsa World)

 

The number of applications to own a medical cannabis business in Alaska that were being considered in June: 30 (Source: The Washington Times)

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Los Angeles

The number of months that Los Angeles County supervisors voted to extend a temporary ban on growing medical cannabis in unincorporated areas of the county, instead of 10 months, as previously proposed: 1 (Source: Los Angeles Times)

 

The number of signatures that advocates in Long Beach collected for consideration of an ordinance that would allow resident patients to grow cannabis and allow one dispensary for every 18,000 residents who live in the city: 35,000 (Source: Press-Telegram)

 

The number of approved applicants that were chosen by the Huntington Park City Council to operate a collective within the city: 3 (Source: Los Angeles Wave)

 

The number of applications submitted to operate a medical cannabis collective in Huntington Park: 31 (Source: Los Angeles Wave)

 

The estimated number of different licenses that will categorize application for medical cannabis businesses in California by January 1, 2018: 17 (Source: The Santa Clarita Valley Signal)

 

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