Eli McVey

Chart: Medical marijuana patient counts keep rising in Canada

By Eli McVey Canada’s medical marijuana program continues to surge, with 30,000-plus patients enrolling last quarter to boost the total count over 200,000. That marks three straight years of quarter-over-quarter patient growth for the program and a 168% increase from just one year ago.

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Chart: Percentage of cannabis business owners and founders by race

By Eli McVey

Think the cannabis industry is dominated by white business owners? It is, but perhaps not to the level many believe.

A Marijuana Business Daily survey found that 19% of respondents who launched a cannabis business and/or have an ownership stake in a marijuana company are racial minorities.

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Chart: Minorities occupy 17% of executive positions in marijuana industry

By Eli McVey

The percentage of minorities holding executive positions at cannabis businesses stands at 17%, according to a Marijuana Business Daily survey.

While many in the industry would like to see this number even higher, it’s greater than the average across all U.S. businesses as a whole.

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MJBizDaily launches cannabis executive survey

Marijuana Business Daily has launched a short survey to gather data and information from cannabis executives about industry trends. Executives with dispensaries/retail stores, commercial cultivation operations, infused products manufacturers, testing labs, ancillary companies and investment firms are invited to take the survey here. Responses are completely anonymous, and the survey will take just about a minute […]

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