By the Numbers – November 2018

Bay Area

The number of cannabis dispensaries that will be allowed to operate in the city of Milpitas sometime in early 2019: 10 (Source: The Mercury News)

 

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that the recently signed Senate Bill 1294 sets aside to help victims of the “War on Drugs” in California: 10 (Source: The Sacramento Bee)

 

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that San Francisco-based vaporizer company PAX Labs, Inc. raised from investors in mid-October: 20 (Source: Bloomberg)

 

The number of votes from the Mountain View City Council, out of seven, that were cast in favor of allowing two cannabis dispensaries and two delivery businesses within city limits: 5 (Source: Mountain View Voice)

Colorado

The number ranking that was given to Colorado on a list of states in the U.S. with the most positive cannabis drug testing results in the workplace: 10 (Source: Denver Business Journal)

The amount of money, in billions of dollars, that the state of Colorado recorded in combined medical and recreational cannabis sales figures between January and August 2018: 1 (Source: The Denver Post)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Larimer County recorded in retail cannabis sales between January and August 2018: 46.6 (Source: The Coloradoan)

The number of stakeholder meetings that the Marijuana Enforcement Division held during summer and fall before introducing its final draft of proposed changes to Colorado’s cannabis regulations: 6 (Source: Westword)

Los Angeles

The number of 10th graders who were surveyed about cannabis consumption by the University of Southern California in a recent study: 3,177 (Source: NBC Los Angeles)

The number of Riverside County Board of Supervisors members, out of five, who cast votes in favor of allowing cannabis cultivation and sales in the unincorporated areas of Riverside County: 3 (Source: NBC Los Angeles)

The maximum number of cannabis dispensaries allowed to operate in Moreno Valley, as determined at a recent Moreno Valley City Council meeting: 8 (Source: The Press-Enterprise)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that the recently signed Senate Bill 1294 sets aside to help victims of the “War on Drugs”: 10 (Source: The Sacramento Bee)

Michigan

The projected amount of tax revenue, in millions of dollars, that Michigan’s proposed recreational cannabis industry is expected to collect annually once the state’s recreational market matures: 134.5 (Source: Detroit Free Press)

The initial number of jobs that were available for application at a job fair held by Dimondale-based Green Peak Innovations in mid-October: 50 (Source: Lansing State Journal)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that was invested into a new cannabis business park in Orion Township, which broke ground in early October: 40 (Source: WXYZ)

The projected amount of sales tax revenue, in millions of dollars, that Proposal 1 could generate by 2023: 105.6 (Source: Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol)

San Diego

The number of Lemon Grove City Council votes, out of four, that were cast in favor of approving a second medical cannabis dispensary: 4 (Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that the recently signed Senate Bill 1294 sets aside to help victims of the “War on Drugs”: 10 (Source: The Sacramento Bee)

The number of cannabis-related ballot measures that were voted upon in Vista in November: 3 (Source: The Coast News)

The estimated amount of money, in dollars, that the city of San Diego plans to use in grant money to fund a team of attorneys who specialize in drug-DUI charges: 255,850 (Source: 10 News)

Washington

The number of years’ worth of cannabis-related convictions that were recently vacated by Seattle judges: 15 (Source: The Seattle Times)

The number of days that one Washington retail cannabis store’s license was suspended for selling cannabis to a person under the age of 21: 15 (Source: Kitsap Sun)

 

The estimated price, in dollars, that the Washington Department of Agriculture is seeking to increase its annual hemp cultivation fee to, up from $300: 7,500 (Source: Capital Press)

 

The number of days that the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board allowed for public comment regarding proposed alternative cannabis-infused edibles rules: 30 (Source: The Seattle Times)

National

The estimated number of people who applied for a “Cannabis Connoisseur” job that was posted in Toronto, Canada in late-September: 20,000 (Source: Global News)

 

The number of U.S. states that saw cannabis-related proposals on the November ballot: 7 (Source: Forbes)

The estimated number cannabis-related public speakers who spoke at the 4th Annual Maine Cannabis Convention in Maine: 30 (Source: Portland Press Herald)

 

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that the state of Alaska collected in cannabis tax revenue during the month of August: 1.5 (Source: U.S. News)

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