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December 2015 | By the Numbers

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Bay Area

The number of collectives in Oakland that are unionized: 1 (Source: San Francisco Gate)

The number of licensed collectives currently operating in Oakland: 8 (Source: San Francisco Gate)

The number of signatures collected by a collective owner for a petition that will allow him to open a medical cannabis collective on Fisherman’s Wharf: 5,000 (source: San Francisco Business Times)

The number of signatures that the “Marijuana Legalization Initiative Statute” requires in order to be placed on the California ballot in 2016: 365,880 (Source: Times of San Diego)

The highest possible listed salary for California’s new job posting for the “Chief” for the Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation, which will set standards for California’s cannabis industry: 128,808 (Source: Sacramento Bee)

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Colorado

The number of industrial buildings, out of every 11, that are now being used to grow cannabis in Denver: 1 (Source: International Business Times)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, from cannabis tax revenue that will be used to send Colorado high school graduates to local colleges: 1.75 (Source: MetroUk)

The amount of square footage, in millions, that cannabis businesses in Denver occupy with industrial space: 3.7 (Source: The Denver Post)

The number of dispensaries in Colorado that acts as both a dispensary as well as a gas station: 2 (Source: Marijuana Business Daily)

The number of patients that a North Aurora dispensary served on its first day of opening: 50 (Source: Kane County Chronicle)

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Los Angeles

The number of medical cannabis collectives that would have been allowed to open in Huntington Beach if the City Council had voted to lifted the city-wide ban: 4 (Source: Orange County Register)

The number of months that it took to create the Amsterdam-based cannabis documentary, which has been chosen to be featured at the Los Angeles Cinefest: 12 (Source: Onward State)

The number of jobs that cannabis edibles company G Farmalabs employs at its office in Anaheim: 50 (Source: VC Post)

The number of Los Angeles collectives that participated in the Cannabis4Food Drive in November: 17 (Source: Cannacauses.org)

The amount of land, in acres, permitted for the operation of the cannabis business Clonenetics Laboratories, located in the city of Desert Hot Springs: 3 (Source: Globe Newswire)

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Michigan

The number of signatures that the cannabis initiative group, MI Legalize needs in order for its proposal to legalize cannabis to be put on the 2016 ballot: 253,000 (Source: WEMU 89.1)

The number of Bessemer City Council members that voted in favor of creating a business plan for a local medical cannabis facility: 3 (Source: Daily Globe)

The number of votes that pushed the city of Portage to pass a charter amendment that will remove criminal penalties associated with cannabis possession and use: 5,500 (Source: Wood TV)

The percentage of votes that helped remove criminal penalties from cannabis possession or use in Keego Harbor: 55 (Source: The Daily Chronic)

The current number of medical cannabis patients in Michigan: 178,629 (Source: Crain’s Detroit Business)

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Oregon

The highest amount of money, in dollars, that cannabis growers will be required to pay annually in order to maintain a state license under the latest draft of temporary rules issued by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission: 5,750 (Source: The Oregonian)

The estimated number of cannabis grow sites that are currently operating in Oregon: 600 (Source: The Oregonian)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that the Oregon Retailers of Cannabis Association reported was made during the first week of recreation cannabis sales: 11 (Source: GoLocalPDX)

The number of people chosen by the Oregon Health Authority to serve on a committee that will create regulations for the cannabis industry: 15 (Source: Portland Tribune)

The number of years that the Hemp and Cannabis Fair has taken place in Oregon: 4 (Source: Willamette Live)

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San Diego

The updated number of collectives that have been approved to operate in San Diego so far: 12 (Source: San Diego Tribune)

The number of city-approved collectives that are officially open in San Diego: 3 (Source: San Diego Union Tribune)

The number of signatures that the “Marijuana Legalization Initiative Statute” requires in order to be placed on the California ballot in 2016: 365,880 (Source: Times of San Diego)

The highest possible listed salary for California’s new job posting for the “Chief” for the Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation, which will set standards for California’s cannabis industry: 128,808 (Source: Sacramento Bee)

The amount of cannabis, in tons, that was discovered in an underground tunnel connecting Mexico to San Diego: 12 (Source: Justice.gov)

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Washington

The amount of money, in dollars, that Whatcom County estimates it will receive from annual cannabis tax revenue: 160,438 (Source: Bellingham Herald)

The amount of money, in dollars, that the city of Ellensburg will receive from the state cannabis excise tax: 18,363 (Source: Daily Records)

The number of votes from the Spokane City Council’s decision to allow patients with cannabis convictions to remove from their criminal record: 6 (Source: The Spokesman-Review)

The number of people that could potentially be affected by a new measure that will erase cannabis convictions from permanent records in Spokane: 1,817 (Source: The Huffington Post)

The number of remaining medical cannabis access points located in Seattle after the city began to close non-I-502 storefronts: 64 (Source: King5)

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National

The newly published percentage of Americans who believe that cannabis use should be made legal: 58 (Source: Gallup)

The number of patients who currently have medical cannabis cards in Illinois: 3,300 (Source: The Washington Times)

The number of signatures that one medical cannabis initiative in Idaho requires in order to appear on the next ballot: 40,000 (Source: Idaho Press)

The estimated number of people who attended the first Southwest Cannabis Conference in Phoenix, Arizona: 2,000 (Source: The Monitor Daily)

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International

The percentage of Australians who believe that cannabis should be made legal for medical purposes: 91 (Source: The Guardian)

The newly published percentage of Americans who believe that cannabis use should be made legal: 58 (Source: Gallup)

The number of patients who currently have medical cannabis cards in Illinois: 3,300 (Source: The Washington Times)

The number of signatures that one medical cannabis initiative in Idaho requires in order to appear on the next ballot: 40,000 (Source: Idaho Press)

The estimated number of people who attended the first Southwest Cannabis Conference in Phoenix, Arizona: 2,000 (Source: The Monitor Daily)

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