By the Numbers – May 2019

Bay Area

The number of delivery companies that are permitted to deliver cannabis in the city of Concord: 2 (Source: NBC Bay Area)

The maximum amount of money, in thousands of dollars, that it costs to obtain a nonrefundable permit to host a cannabis event in San Francisco: 3 (Source: San Francisco Chronicle)

The estimated number of cannabis convictions in Los Angeles and San Joaquin Counties that are eligible for expungement: 54,000 (Source: Los Angeles Times)

The number of California cities that filed a lawsuit against the state regarding the delivery of cannabis: 24 (Source: Los Angeles Times)

Colorado

The number of congressional members who voted in support of House Bill 19-1028, which added autism to the list of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis in Colorado: 43 (Source: The Colorado General Assembly)

The estimated amount of cannabis sales tax revenue, in thousands of dollars, that the town of Lamar is using to support anti-bullying efforts: 100

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Colorado collected in cannabis sales during the month of February: 119.4 (Source: Westword)

The amount of area, in square miles, that the Denver City Council wants to open up for cannabis consumption at businesses: 2.2 (Source: The Denver Post)

Los Angeles

The amount of money, in thousands of dollars, that the city of Los Angeles seeks to charge for a civil penalty per day for a single dispensary that is operating illegally: 20 (Source: Los Angeles Times)

The estimated number of cannabis convictions that the city of Los Angeles could expunge or reduce: 50,000 (Source: Rolling Stone)

The number of California cities that filed a lawsuit against the state regarding the delivery of cannabis: 25 (Source: NBC News)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that one Los Angeles-based company called Vertical Cos. raised in its Series A round of funding: 58 (Source: L.A. Biz)

Michigan

The number of accredited Michigan universities that now offer cannabis-related programs: 2 (Source: WBCK)

The number of years that the annual Hash Bash has been hosted in Ann Arbor: 48 (Source: Detroit Metro Times)

The number arrests that were made during the Ann Arbor Hash Bash event this year: 0 (Source: Click on Detroit)

The approximate number of medical cannabis dispensaries that were temporarily spared from closing on March 31 by a Michigan Court Judge: 50 (Source: Detroit Metro Times)

Washington

The minimum number of hours per week that high school seniors work in Washington, which was linked to an increased likeliness to consume cannabis, according to a study: 11 (Source: Washington State University)

The number of recreational cannabis dispensaries in Yakima County that were served with a lawsuit regarding cannabis operations in unincorporated areas: 4 (Source: Seattle PI)

The estimated amount of unsold cannabis in Oregon, in millions of dollars: 1 (Source: Business Insider)

The estimated number of years that Oregon’s current yield of cannabis supply will last: 7 (Source: Global News)

National

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada donated to cannabis research in late-March: 1.5 (Source: Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada)

The percentage of Mexican citizens who said in a poll that recreational cannabis should be legal: 81 (Source: Tech Times)

The estimated number of CVS drugstores that will be offering topical hemp-based CBD products: 800 (Source: Yahoo! Finance)

The number of states in the U.S. that have decriminalized possession of cannabis in small amounts: 24 (Source: Forbes)

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