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By The Numbers – November 2019

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Bay Area

The number of surveyed adults who participated in a study on substituting cannabis for prescription drugs, which was conducted by the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center: 16,280 (Source: PLOS One)

The number of public high schools that were studied by the University of California, San Francisco in analyzing how much tobacco and cannabis products teenagers consumed: 12 (Source: U.S. News)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that the state of California is granting to 10 cities to assist with social equity programs: 10 (Source: Desert Sun)

The number of cannabis-related bills that Gov. Gavin Newsom signed in mid-October: 8 (Source: The Sacramento Bee)

Colorado

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that was collected in medical and recreational cannabis sales in Colorado in August: 173.2 (Source: Westword)

 

The estimated number of Pueblo County-based Los Sueños Farms cannabis plants that were lost due to an early storm and freezing temperatures in mid-October: 20,000 (Source: KKTV)

 

The percentage of women aged 18-44 years old who reported in a University of Denver study that they consumed cannabis daily during pregnancy: 16 (Source: KDVR)

The number of years since Colorado residents cast their votes in favor of Proposition 64, which legalized cannabis in the state: 7 (Source: Politico)

Los Angeles

The number of years that it took for West Hollywood to finalize regulations regarding social consumption licenses before its first cannabis cafe opened: 3 (Source: Forbes) 

The number of medical cannabis dispensaries in West Hollywood that were granted temporary recreational cannabis license extensions during a city council meeting on Oct. 22: 4 (Source: Wehoville)

The estimated number of illegal cannabis dispensaries still operating in unincorporated Los Angeles County: 300 (Source: ABC7)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that the state of California is granting to 10 cities and counties to assist with social equity programs: 10 (Source: Bureau of Cannabis Control)

Michigan

The number of cannabis social club licenses that are now available in the city of Lansing, according to the city council’s recent amendment: 4 (Source: Lansing State Journal)

The number of votes from the Ann Arbor City Council, out of 11, that were cast in favor of regulations allowing recreational cannabis businesses: 9 (Source: Mlive.com)

 

The number of provisioning centers that the Grand Rapids Planning Commission approved on Oct. 10: 2 (Source: Mlive.com)

 

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that it cost to purchase and improve a warehouse property in Warren, Michigan to be used as a cannabis cultivation and processing center: 42 (Source: Crain’s Detroit Business)

Washington

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that the state of Oregon has collected in recreational cannabis tax revenue since legal sales began in October 2015: 270 (Source: KVAL)

The estimated number of people who showed up in Ontario, Oregon for a Snoop Dogg performance at the grand opening for Hotbox Farms: 12,000 (Source: KGW8)

The number of years that was included in analyzed data for a recent study that examined crime rates in Washington before and after legalization: 20 (Source: Fox28)

The value of cannabis, in thousands of dollars, that was seized by police from an illegal cultivation operation in Island County, Washington in early October: 171 (Source: KIRO7)

National

The estimated number of cannabis industry leaders who signed a letter asking Congress to deschedule cannabis: 800 (Source: National Cannabis Industry Association)

The percentage of Canadians who said that recreational cannabis had no impact on productivity in the workplace: 75 (Source: Newswire)

The projected amount of money, in billions of dollars, that U.S. cannabis sales are expected to reach by 2023: 30 (Source: New Frontier Data)

The estimated percentage of Australians who support cannabis legalization: 42 (Source: Roy Morgan Research)

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By The Numbers – December 2019

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Bay Area

The number of years that the Emerald Cup has held its cannabis event and competition in Santa Rosa: 16 (Source: The Bay Area Reporter)

 

The number of Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, out of 5, who cast their votes in favor of approving a new ordinance in the city that prohibits the sale of flavored tobacco and cannabis vaping products: 5 (Source: NBC Bay Area)

The number of signatures that are required in order to place the “California Psilocybin Decriminalization Initiative 2020” on the ballot: 623,212 (Source: Decriminalize California)

The number of legal cannabis businesses in California that had permits suspended in early November: 394 (Source: Los Angeles Times)

Colorado

The percentage of 25 Denver-based dispensaries’ cannabis products that contained mold in a random recent test: 80 (Source: Westword)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that a Colorado-based cannabis chain was purchased for in early November: 140 (Source: The Denver Post)

The approximate number of industrial hemp registrations that the Colorado Department of Agriculture has processed across the state: 2,600 (Source: CBS Local)

The number of outdoor cannabis cultivation facilities operating in Pueblo County: 66 (Source: The Pueblo Chieftain)

Los Angeles

The number of applicants being considered for social equity cannabis licenses in Los Angeles through Phase 3 Retail Round 1: 100 (Source: NBC Los Angeles)

The new percentage of a tax markup rate that is being implemented in the California cannabis industry starting on Jan. 1, 2020: 80 (Source: Forbes)

The number of signatures that are required in order to place the “California Psilocybin Decriminalization Initiative 2020” on the ballot: 623,212 (Source: Decriminalize California)

The number of legal cannabis businesses in California that had permits suspended in early November: 394 (Source: Los Angeles Times)

Michigan

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Ann Arbor-based C3 Industries raised during its latest funding round: 25 (Source: Crain’s Detroit Business)

The updated amount of money, in dollars, that it costs to purchase a two-year medical cannabis registration card in the state of Michigan: 40 (Source: WXYZ)

The number of recreational cannabis business license applications that were submitted on the first day of the application period for Michigan, which began on Nov. 1: 52 (Source: Crain’s Detroit Business)

The number of communities in Michigan that voted to allow cannabis businesses in the November election: 3 (Source: Mlive.com)

Washington

The amount of money, in thousands of dollars, that one Washington-based cultivator said he will lose in the value of his cannabis crops, which were cross pollinated with hemp plants: 40 (Source: The News Tribune)

The numeral rank of where Oregon lies on a list of states with the highest cannabis consumption by minors: 2 (Source: Statesman Journal)

The amount of money, in thousands of dollars, that was approved by the Portland City Council in Oregon to be used for the 2019 Cannabis Social Equity Grant Program: 631 (Source: KATU2)

The number of Washington-based census tracts that were used in a recent Washington State University study analyzing the prevalence of cannabis businesses in various socioeconomic areas: 1,446 (Source: WSU)

National

The estimated amount of money, in dollars, that Florida’s agriculture commissioner believes hemp crops will be worth per acre: 25,000 (Source: Fox Business)

The estimated percentage of Americans who support legalizing recreational cannabis nationwide: 66 (Source: Gallup)

The number of British patients who will be among the first to participate in a major medical cannabis trial: 20,000 (Source: Daily Mail UK)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that consumers have spent on medical cannabis in Arkansas over the past six months: 18 (Source: KARK)

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By The Numbers – October 2019

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Bay Area

The estimated number of people who attended Outside Lands in San Francisco, which featured a special new “Grass Lands” cannabis section: 90,000 (Source: SFist)

 

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that an Oakland-based alcohol and cannabis breathalyzer company raised in funding in late August: 30 (Source: Fox5)

 

The initial number of counties in California that have used the Clear My Record program to assist in clearing cannabis convictions, as of early September: 6 (Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune)

 

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that the state of California will spend on a public awareness campaign about the dangers of vaping: 20 (Source: News12)

Colorado

The estimated number of medical cannabis patients currently registered in the state of Colorado: 87,000 (Source: Westword)

The percentage of cannabis products that claim to be THC-free but actually contain detectable levels of THC, according to Colorado-based lab Ellipse Analytics: 21 (Source: Yahoo! Finance)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars and common stock, that Colorado-based Medicine Man Technologies paid to purchase a local cannabis operator: 31 (Source: Marijuana Business Daily)

The estimated increased percentage of cannabis-related automotive crashes in Colorado since recreational sales began: 15 (Source: KDVR)

Los Angeles

The number of retail cannabis dispensary permits that became available to social equity applicants in Los Angeles in early September: 100 (Source: City of Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation)

The number of signatures that were signed by Pasadena residents in favor of an initiative to legalize unlicensed cannabis dispensaries: 9,138 (Source: Pasadena Now)

The number of counties in California that have used the Clear my Record program to assist in clearing cannabis convictions: 6 (Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune)

 

The number of complaints about counterfeit cannabis products that have been reported to the Bureau of Cannabis Control since December 2017: 38 (Source: Los Angeles Times)

Michigan

The number of cannabis retail businesses that would be allowed to operate in the city of Lansing, according to a new ordinance introduced by the city council: 28 (Source: Lansing State Journal)

The number of votes from the Michigan House of Representatives, out of 109, that were cast in favor of approving legislation that would require a health warning to be present on all cannabis products to warn pregnant women: 105 (Source: UpNorthLive)

The number of medical cannabis licenses that have been awarded to businesses in the state of Michigan through mid-August: 296 (Source: Detroit Free Press)

The number of educational recreational cannabis meetings that were held in Michigan cities during September: 5 (Source: The Oakland Press)

Washington

The amount of pages that are included in an Oregon ruling, which will allow a local wine vineyard to sue a neighboring cannabis business on the claim of concrete financial loss: 20 (Source: Capital Press)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that a Bend, Oregon-based startup company called Dutchie raised from investors such as Snoop Dogg and Kevin Durant: 15 (Source: PRNewswire)

The value of cannabis product, in thousands of dollars, that was allegedly stolen from a Washington-based cultivator in early September: 250 (Source: TDN.com)

The number of Washington State cannabis retailers, out of more than 500, that have surrendered their licenses as of late August: 11 (Source: Statesman Journal)

National

The estimated amount of cannabis, in grams, that the Drug Enforcement Administration wants to be legally grown in the U.S. in 2020: 3,200,000 (Source: Forbes)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Nevada-based cannabis businesses paid in excise taxes during the fiscal year 2019: 109 (Source: FOX13)

The percentage of people living in Scotland who said that they support legalizing cannabis for adult consumption: 47 (Source: The Times)

The estimated number of acres of hemp that were licensed in the U.S. since the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill: 511,442 (Source: Vote Hemp)

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By The Numbers – September 2019

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Bay Area

The projected amount of money, in billions of dollars, that California is expected to collect in legal cannabis sales in 2019: 3.1 (Source: The Washington Times)

The number of medical cannabis delivery companies that were approved to operate in Pleasant Hill: 2 (Source: East Bay Times)

The maximum amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Napa County projects it would collect in cannabis tax revenue per year if a new resolution is approved by voters in March 2020: 1.52 (Source: North Bay Business Journal)

The amount of money, in thousands of dollars, that it will cost for medical cannabis delivery businesses in unincorporated Marin County to obtain an operating license before opening: 7 (Source: NBC Bay Area)

Colorado

The ranked number that Colorado lies on a list of states that now allow doctors to prescribe cannabis instead of opioids: 3 (Source: The Hill)

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Colorado dispensaries collected in cannabis revenue during the month of June: 152 (Source: Westword)

The amount of combined medical and recreational cannabis flower and trim, in pounds, that were purchased in Colorado in 2018: 436,155 (Source: Westword)

The grade, out of 100, that Colorado received on an Americans for Safe Access report card regarding all of the U.S. states’ medical cannabis programs: 82.8 (Source: Americans for Safe Access)

Los Angeles

The estimated number of registrants who filed paperwork to apply for Los Angeles’ social equity cannabis program between May and July: 1,800 (Source: Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation)

The amount of square footage in the recently opened STIIIZY art gallery and dispensary in the downtown Los Angeles art district: 6,500 (Source: Yahoo! Finance)

The number of votes from the California State Assembly, out of 65, that were cast in favor of Senate Bill 223, which would allow medical cannabis on school campuses: 43 (Source: California Legislative Information)

The number of cannabis dispensary license applications, out of 23, that Culver City officials have approved so far, as of late-July: 3 (Source: Culver City News)

Michigan

The number of Michigan communities that have opted out of the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, as of late-July: 522 (Source: The Detroit News)

The approximate amount of medical cannabis sales revenue, in millions of dollars, that was collected by the state of Michigan between April and June: 70 (Source: WZZM)

The projected amount of money, in millions of dollars, that the state of Michigan expects to collect in recreational cannabis taxes during the next fiscal year: 97.5 (Source: The Detroit News)

The number of Michigan communities that have been chosen to participate in a new social equity program: 19 (Source: LARA)

Washington

The amount of money, in millions of dollars, that Oregon collected in cannabis tax revenue during the 2019 fiscal year: 102 (Source: Portland Business Journal)

The percentage of Oregon recreational cannabis tax revenue that is allocated toward state education: 40 (Source: The Bend Bulletin)

The number of cannabis shop licenses that the city of Everett, Washington is considering to allow: 10 (Source: King5)

The amount of money, in dollars, that Washington State retail stores collected in total annual cannabis revenue by the end of 2018: 441,974 (Source: King5)

National

The approximate number of cannabis-related panels that were up for a public vote to appear at next year’s SXSW event in Texas: 150 (Source: SXSW.com)

The number of cannabis oil bottles that Thailand’s Government Pharmaceutical Organization delivered to local hospitals in early August: 4,500 (Source: Reuters)

The estimated amount of money, in millions of dollars, that was sold in cannabis products at the Outside Lands Music and Arts  Festival in San Francisco, California in mid-August: 1 (Source: San Francisco Gate)

The estimated number of low level cannabis convictions that were sealed in New York City, New York in mid-August: 360 (Source: The Washington Times)

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