20 Marijuana Facts and Statistics (2020) | By the Numbers



Marijuana Facts and Statistics

Here are the more interesting Marijuana facts and statistics I was able to dig up. As always, I will be adding more and updating these periodically as I find new stuff. Be sure to check back regularly.

Marijuana Facts and Statistics

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Please note that some of these Marijuana facts are easier to find than others, so some of these are based on news reports and not official tallies. In other words: This is the best I can find, but I don't guarantee anything.

Marijuana Facts and Statistics

Number of US states that have decriminalized pot:

10 + the District of Columbia

Last updated 6/12/19


Number of US states where medical marijuana is legal:

33

Last updated 6/12/19


Projected amount of legal marijuana sales in the US in 2019:

$12 billion


Amount that legal marijuana sales in the US brought in 2018:

$8 billion


Amount that the legal marijuana industry earned in 2016:

between $4 and $4.5 billion


Increase in legal marijuana revenue from 2015-2016:

more than 30%


Revenue for the legal marijuana industry in 2017:

$10 billion


Amount Americans spent on legal and illegal marijuana in 2016:

$53 billion


Projected amount the legal marijuana industry could be worth by 2026:

$50 billion


Percentage of Americans that support marijuana legalization:

60%

Last updated 4/22/17


Reported percentage of beer drinkers in the US that have substituted cannabis for beer or would if it was legal in their state:

27%

Last updated 3/13/17


Estimated amount of revenue the US beer industry could loose due to the legalization of marijuana:

$2 billion

Last updated 3/13/17


Amount that marijuana and marijuana products sold in Colorado in 2018:

$1.54 billion


Amount that marijuana and marijuana products sold in Colorado to date:

$6.5 billion


Amount that sales of marijuana and marijuana products brought in tax revenue for Colorado to date:

$1.02 billion

Last updated June 2019


Amount that marijuana and marijuana products sold in Washington in 2016:

$972 billion


Amount that legal marijuana sales in the US brought in 2016:

$5.4 billion


Growth in US marijuana sales in 2016:

30%


Projected revenue from legal marijuana sales in the US by 2021:

$20.2 billion


Number of legally registered marijuana users in Canada:

130,000

Last updated 2/24/17


Estimated size of Canada's legal marijuana market by 2020:

$6.5 billion

Last updated 6/20/18


Number of Americans that have tried CBD:

64 million

Last updated 5/30/19


Estimated number of Asians that consume cannabis:

86 million

Last updated 5/9/19


Estimated number of Indians that consume cannabis:

38 million

Last updated 5/9/19


Value of the Asian hemp market:

$1.2 billion

Last updated 5/9/19

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