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The state of Alaska reported a dip in tax collections from legal marijuana businesses in November.
As a means of understanding the pre-legalization landscape of Canada, Statistics Canada has released an Economic Insights study on Canadian cannabis consumption, estimating the number of consumers and the volume of their consumption by examining data from 1960-2015.
On Nov. 21, 2017, Statistics Canada announced that it is preparing the country’s statistical system to capture economic and social data on the use of recreational cannabis.
For the third year on a row, Colorado is proud to boast that it has more medical cannabis dispensaries than Starbucks branches, and the same applies to McDonald’s outlets!
Marijuana sales in Colorado, the first state in the nation to legalize recreational weed, surpassed $750 million during the first half of 2017, up about 25 percent compared to the first six months of 2016.
In 2016, Californians ordered marijuana on the Eaze platform once every 30 seconds, according to the “Eaze Insights: 2016 State of Cannabis Data Report.” That doubled 2015’s rate of an order once every minute. Eaze, an online platform for marijuana deliveries, drew its report from 250,000 platform users and a supplemental survey of 5,000 state residents.
SALEM, Ore., Dec. 12, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Department of Revenue has added a new page dedicated to marijuana tax statistics to its website.
A new study shows increased marijuana use among U.S. adults, especially among men, according to a Nov. 29, 2016, press release from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Researchers compared 2002 data with 2014 data and found 4 million more women and 6 million more men had used marijuana within the past year.
In 2015, U.S. arrests for simple possession of marijuana dropped to their lowest level in 19 years, according to the Washington Post’s Wonkblog. New data from the FBI showed a 7 percent slip between 2014 and 2015, when 574,641 were arrested for simple possession. The 2015 figure sits at the end of a 25 percent slide from 2007.
A new study finds African-Americans are arrested far more than other groups for marijuana-related crimes in New Orleans. The Vera Institute of Justice looked at police statistics from 2010 to 2015. The study found 85 percent of those charged with marijuana-related crimes other than distribution were African-American.
According to a new federal study, 703,759 full-time U.S. college students out of a total population of 9 million used marijuana on an average day and about 195,000 part-time college students out of 2 million used pot on an average day.
Cannabis is enjoying a major public-image improvement. After all, we’ve learned that the THC in marijuana has medicinal uses, while the plant fibers in hemp have countless uses in manufacturing.
A new poll shows 66 percent of Utah residents want to legalize medical marijuana, according to an April 27, 2016, article in the Deseret News. The survey, conducted by Utah Policy, revealed 90 percent of the state’s Democrats, 55 percent of its Republicans, and 76 percent of its independents want to allow medical marijuana.
While it may seem like we’ve won the war, opponents of reform have begun implementing an insidious tactic to stymie legalization: delay.
On Jan. 4, 2016, Oregon opened the application window for recreational marijuana licenses. To keep tabs on the applications, the OLCC recently created the following report: Recreational Marijuana License Application Statistics.
Earlier this month, the Drug Policy Alliance released its report, “Marijuana Legalization in Washington After 1 Year of Retail Sales and 2.5 Years of Legal Possession.” It is essentially a story of what did not happen to crime rates and usage among youth. But industry watchers know a lot has happened in Washington State over the last year.
In early February New Frontier Financials closed a successful $250,000 round of seed financing using CannaFundr.com and just kicked off its Series A venture capital funding round.
Drunk driving is down and drugged driving is up—that has been the pervasive narrative in the media for the last several days as a new report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirms that conclusion.
For those not enmeshed in the yoga world, a shared, and common, notion is that yoga is solely for those few calm, meditative individuals.
With the start of the New Year, many actors in our political system like to sit back, reflect on the past year and then obfuscate the facts in favor of something more pleasing to entrenched interests.