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Arizona Monthly Medical Marijuana Product Sales (2015)

Monthly Product Sales Of Medical Marijuana In Arizona

  Monthly medical marijuana sales have risen steadily in Arizona, from 36,035 ounces in January 2015 to 54,353 ounces in July 2015, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. During that period, marijuana flower consistently accounted for approximately 90% of the product sold. The average volume of product sold per patient also increased from […]
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Global Drug Use Estimates 2013

Global Drug Use Estimates (2013)

  Globally, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime estimates that up to 329 million people use the main type of illicit drugs. Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug by a significant margin, with up to 232 million users or nearly 5% of the global population. This means the number of cannabis […]
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Total Pounds of Marijuana Flour Sold By Month In Colorado (2015)

Total Pounds Of Marijuana Flower Sold By Month In Colorado From 2014 To 2015

  The volume of retail marijuana flower sold in Colorado increased ten-fold in the past 18 months, according to the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division, rising from 1,070 pounds when the market launched in January 2014, to 10,743 pounds in June 2015. The single highest monthly increase was between May and June 2015 where sales increased […]
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Slowdown In DEA Cannabis Eradication / Suppression Program - 2009 to 2014

Slowdown In DEA Cannabis Eradication And Suppression Program

  Since 2009, the number of marijuana plants eradicated by the DEA has fallen by nearly 60% from 10.4 million to 4.3 million in 2014. The value of assets seized has fallen by 27% in the same period. This trend began before recent congressional action to limit DEA intervention in marijuana markets, including the pending […]
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Sources of Marijuana sed By Young Adults In Washington

Sources For Marijuana Used By Young Adults In Washington (30 -Day Time Period)

  According to the University of Washington’s Center for the Study of Health and Risk Behaviors, the vast majority of 18 to 25 year old adults (70%) received marijuana from their friends. One in five also paid someone to get it for them, or got it from a dispensary, either directly or from someone with […]
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Washington State Sales Excise Tax

Excise Tax And Sales From Recreational Marijuana In Washington From 2014 To 2015

  Recreational cannabis sales in Washington state grew from $3.5 million in July 2014 to $46 million in June 2015, according to data from the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. This represents a compounded monthly growth rate of 24%. The sales for the entire year earned the state nearly $65 million in excise taxes. […]
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Top 15 States For Marijuana Use - Past Month

Top 15 U.S. States In Marijuana Use Over A One Month Period

  At nearly 13%, marijuana use in Vermont and Rhode Island is nearly twice the national average of 7%, according to data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration. Five of the eight states with the highest use have legalized recreational marijuana use, and the rest are among those most likely to permit adult […]
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Growth In Support Of Marijuana Legalization By Political Party 1975 ti 2014

Support For Marijuana Legalization By Political Party In The U.S. (1975 to 2014)

According to New Frontier, Democrats and Independents are more likely to support marijuana legalization than Republicans. However, in the past 40 years, Democratic and Republican support has more than tripled. 60% of Democrats support marijuana legalization, where as only 40% of Republican voters. Support among Republicans has almost doubled in the last ten years.
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Dramatic Increase In Support For Marijuana Legalization 1973 to 2014

Dramatic Increase In Support For Marijuana Legalization In The U.S. From 1973 To 2014

  Support for marijuana legalization has increased dramatically over the past 40 years, with 55% of Americans now in favor of adult use. Support has more than doubled over the past 20 years across all age groups, and is now highest among adults under 30 – two-thirds of whom back legalization.
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What is a marijuana dispensary?

A Brief History Of Marijuana

Overview of the Plant Marijuana is the Mexican colloquial name for the plant genus Cannabis which includes three species, Cannabis Sativa, Cannabis Indica, and Cannabis Ruderalis. Widely believed to have originated in central Asia, cannabis has been cultivated for at least 5,000 years, making it one of mankind’s oldest agricultural commodities. The plant has long […]
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