Marijuana Industry Statistics, Data and Charts


Chart: California lags other adult-use markets in per-capita marijuana sales

While California has the potential to be the largest legal cannabis market in the world, the state still lags other recreational markets in per-capita sales – due in large part to the continued prominence of the illicit marijuana market and restrictive regulations. California’s per-capita cannabis sales by the second year of operations only added up […]

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Chart: New York’s medical marijuana program grows, but future business opportunity hinges on adult-use legalization

While New York’s medical cannabis patient registry increased by more than 23,000 in 2019, growth has slowed significantly because of various market factors leading to a low consumer participation rate. Less than 1% of New York residents have signed on as medical marijuana patients, due in part to restrictions on cannabis product forms and limited […]

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Medical cannabis business opportunities could swell in several states this year

Several states could expand their medical cannabis programs this year through new laws or regulatory policies, opening the door to additional business licenses, more sales for existing cannabis operators and fresh business for ancillary companies. The business prospects in the eight states listed below might not be as glitzy as new, hundred-million-dollar-plus cannabis markets. But […]

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Chart: Arizona’s medical marijuana market marches forward in 2019 with more patients, higher sales

Continual, steady growth has characterized Arizona’s medical marijuana market for the past few years, and 2019 was no exception. Arizona’s MMJ program added nearly 34,000 patients to its rolls over the course of the year – an 18% increase over 2018. The percentage of medical marijuana patients as a portion of the state’s population now […]

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