By The Numbers – April 2019

Bay Area

The estimated amount of money, in millions of dollars, that the Bureau of Cannabis Control allocated to give to a variety of Californian cities in order to help fund equity programs: 10 (Source: Bureau of Cannabis Control)

The approximate number of cannabis-related convictions that San Francisco prosecutors announced in late-February are eligible for expungement: 9,300 (Source: NBC Los Angeles)

The number of votes, out of four, that the San Rafael City Council cast in favor of allowing recreational cannabis businesses to operate within city limits: 4 (Source: Marin Independent Journal)

The estimated number of Mountain View residents who attended city council meeting about a cannabis ordinance in early March: 130 (Source: Mountain View Voice)

Colorado

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Colorado recorded in medical and recreational cannabis sales in January: 124.9 (Source: Westword)

The percentage of residents in Colorado who said that they consume cannabis at least a “few times” per week: 46 (Source: The Seattle Times)

The percentage of Colorado businesses that have removed cannabis from their pre-employment drug screenings since recreational cannabis became legal in Colorado in 2014: 2 (Source: KOAA)

The estimated percentage of Colorado teenagers who admitted to consuming cannabis, according to a recent report conducted by public health researchers: 19 (Source: Boulder Weekly)

Los Angeles

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Colorado recorded in medical and recreational cannabis sales in January: 124.9 (Source: Westword)

The percentage of residents in Colorado who said that they consume cannabis at least a “few times” per week: 46 (Source: The Seattle Times)

The percentage of Colorado businesses that have removed cannabis from their pre-employment drug screenings since recreational cannabis became legal in Colorado in 2014: 2 (Source: KOAA)

The estimated percentage of Colorado teenagers who admitted to consuming cannabis, according to a recent report conducted by public health researchers: 19 (Source: Boulder Weekly)

Michigan

The number of panels that will be created by LARA in an effort to help regulate cannabis in Michigan: 4 (Source: ABC 12)

The number of cannabis delivery services that were recently reported as illegally operating in Detroit: 44 (Source: FOX17)

The approximate number of Michigan communities that have opted to allow medical cannabis businesses in their areas: 100 (Source: WXYZ)

The estimated amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Michigan has recorded in medical cannabis sales since Nov. 1, 2018: 42 (Source: Detroit Free Press)

Washington

The number of times that Rep. Brian Blake has introduced a children’s cannabis bill into the current legislative session: 3 (Source: The Spokesman-Review)

The average price per cannabis product, in dollars, for items sold in Washington State: 15.33 (Source: Headset)

The average price, in dollars, that it costs to purchase one gram of cannabis flower in Washington State: 4.90 (Source: Headset)

The number of votes from the Washington Senate, out of 48, that were cast in favor of approving a bill that would clear old cannabis misdemeanor convictions for approximately 58,000 people: 29 (Source: The News Tribune)

National

The approximate number of people in Switzerland who consume cannabis regularly: 200,000 (Source: Associated Press)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Oklahoma recorded in medical cannabis sales during the month of February: 7.2 (Source: CBS Local)

The approximate number of cannabis-related jobs that became available in 2018 in the U.S.: 64,389 (Source: Yahoo! Finance)

The number of votes from the Florida Senate, out of 112, that were cast in favor of repealing the state’s ban on the smoking of medical cannabis: 101 (Source: Forbes)

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