Israel

$100,000

Average yearly funding the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) has contributed to Israeli cannabis researcher Raphael Mechoulam for his medicinal cannabis research over the last 50 years.

Source: U.S. News and World Report

27%

of the Israeli population aged 18 to 65 that used marijuana in the last year.

Source: Israel Anti-Drug Authority




Oregon

3:1

Ratio by which medical marijuana patients outspent recreational consumers in Oregon in 2016.

Source: New Frontier Data

$49

Average amount a recreational cannabis consumer spent per transaction in Oregon in 2016.

Source: New Frontier Data

$136

Average amount a medical cannabis patient spent per transaction in Oregon in 2016.

Source: New Frontier Data




25%

Portion of American consumers who have ingested cannabis in front of or with their parents.

Source: Yahoo News/Marist Poll

29%

Portion of Americans interested in investing in the cannabis industry (if they could).

Source: Yahoo News/Marist Poll

22%

American adult population that currently consumes cannabis.

Source: Yahoo News/Marist Poll

Sept. 30, 2017

Date through which the U.S. government is funded by the spending bill signed by President Trump May 5 and through which the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment, included in the bill, remains in effect. The amendment prevents the federal government from spending resources on prosecuting state-legal cannabis businesses.

Source: U.S. Library of Congress




$1.5 million

Amount earmarked by California Governor Jerry Brown to fund environmental cleanup of illegal cannabis operations in the “Emerald Triangle.”

Source: Assemblyman Jim Wood (press release)




$55,000-$365,000

Value of an acre of wine grapes in California’s Napa Valley.

Source: Sacramento Bee

$1.1 million

Estimated value of an acre of cannabis plants (approximately 10,000 plants at $1,800/pound.)

Source: Cannabis Business Times




Anticipated reduction in alcohol sales after cannabis legalization in Canada. Cannabis would sap $160 million out of the country’s $22.1 billion alcohol market.

Source: Anderson Economic Group