Marijuana Industry Data and Charts

Chart: Medical marijuana patient counts keep rising in Canada

Eli McVey  | September 25, 2017

By Eli McVey

Canada’s medical marijuana program continues to surge, with over 30,000 patients enrolling last quarter to bring 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.

Chart: More growers, lower wholesale prices in Colorado’s recreational marijuana market

Eli McVey  | September 18, 2017

By Eli McVey

The Average Market Rate (AMR) for a pound of wholesale marijuana in Colorado’s recreational market has hit an all-time low, pushed down by the continuous flow of new cultivation facilities coming online, increased efficiency among existing growers and a rising number of outdoor grow operations.

Chart: Percentage of cannabis business owners and founders by race

Eli McVey  | September 11, 2017

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.

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

Eli McVey  | September 5, 2017

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.

Chart: Portion of women executives in cannabis industry dips to 27% but still strong

Eli McVey  | August 21, 2017

By Eli McVey

The percentage of women holding executive positions in cannabis businesses has fallen substantially over the past two years, according to a survey by Marijuana Business Daily.

But there's some good news: It remains higher than the average across the larger U.S. business landscape.

Chart: Many operational marijuana businesses are seeking funding in 2017

Eli McVey  | August 7, 2017

By Eli McVey

In most sectors of the marijuana industry, roughly 50% of revenue-generating companies are either actively trying to raise capital or plan to this year, according to data in the newly released Marijuana Business Factbook 2017.