By The Numbers – August 2019

Bay Area

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that was raised in a Series A financing round for Oakland-based The Arcview Group: 7.7 (Source: PRWeb)

The number of questions included in a public survey created by the Concord City Council used to receive feedback about potential commercial cannabis regulations: 10 (Source: East Bay Times)

The approximate number of cannabis-related job openings in the Bay Area that were posted on Indeed.com in mid-June: 300 (Source: The Bay Area Reporter)

The estimated amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Bay Area-based delivery company Eaze expects to collect in cannabis sales during 2020: 412 (Source: MarketWatch)

Colorado

The estimated amount of money, in billions of dollars, that the state of Colorado has collected in total cannabis revenue: 1 (Source: CNBC)

The number of cannabis dispensaries that sell both medical and recreational cannabis in Fort Collins: 10 (Source: The Coloradoan)

The amount of cannabis tax revenue, in millions of dollars, that is being split between Denver-area schools to fund projects such as roof replacements and building expansions: 14 (Source: The Denver Post)

The percentage of 1,000 surveyed Colorado residents who said that consuming medical cannabis for pain was “very or extremely helpful”: 80 (Source: Journal of Psychoactive Drugs)

Los Angeles

The number of initial approvals for cannabis businesses, including dispensaries, cultivators and others, that were chosen by the Riverside County Board of Supervisors to operate in Riverside County: 69 (Source: The Press-Enterprise)

The number of California patients, out of 252, who have applied and received temporary Hawaiian medical cannabis cards issued by the Hawaii Department of Health: 58 (Source: Los Angeles Times)

The number of cannabis “enforcement unit staff” positions, out of 68 openings, that have been filled at the Bureau of Cannabis as of late July: 15 (source: Chicago Tribune)

The amount of money, in dollars, that it costs to buy a cannabis-centric house called “The Greenleaf House” that is currently for sale in Sherman Oaks: 3,495,000 (Source: Forbes)

Michigan

The approximate amount of money, in millions of dollars, which is covered in a capital investment for a cannabis cultivation farm recently approved in Kalamazoo: 1 (Source: MLive.com)

The estimated number of medical cannabis jobs expected to become available in the city of Lansing: 2,264 (Source:  Lansing State Journal)

The number of medical cannabis provisioning centers that were approved to operate in the city of Portage in late June: 7 (Source: MLive.com)

The estimated number of Michigan residents, in millions, who live in communities that currently ban recreational cannabis businesses: 4.7 (Source: MLive.com)

Washington

The estimated number of cannabis cultivators in Oregon whose applications could become inactive if they do not submit a land use compatibility statement: 660 (Source: The Bulletin)

The number of faculty members who are involved in the recently launched Global Hemp Innovation Center in Oregon: 40 (Source: The Daily Barometer)

The number of Washington children under five years of age who were exposed to cannabis in 2018: 94 (Source: Washington Poison Center)

The estimated number of people who attended the Bellingham Budfest in mid-July: 2,000 (Source: The Bellingham Herald)

National

The estimated amount of money, in millions of dollars, that was collected in legal cannabis sales during the week of Fourth of July in the U.S.: 400 (Source: Akerna)

The projected amount of money, in billions of dollars, that the U.S. cannabis industry will reach in annual sales by 2030: 30 (Source: Arcview Market Research)

The estimated number of cannabis convictions that are eligible to be expunged in Illinois following recreational cannabis legalization: 800,000 (Source: The Hill)

The number of medical cannabis patients registered in Montana as of late-June: 34,400 (Source: San Francisco Chronicle)

 

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