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Arizona Sets Record High With Over 220,000 Medical Marijuana Patients

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The Arizona Department of Health Services’ (ADHS) latest medical marijuana report reveals that Arizona’s medical marijuana program is growing steadily and continues to be one of the largest medical marijuana markets in America. Arizona’s hemp industry is also one of the largest in the country.

Below is data on the status of the Arizona medical marijuana program.

  • Medical marijuana patients: 223,285
  • Caregivers: 735
  • Dispensary agents: 6,872

The age ranges of Arizona’s medical marijuana patients are:

  • Under 18: 183
  • 18 to 30: 55,032
  • 31 to 40: 47,782
  • 41 to 50: 36,035
  • 51 to 60: 34,383
  • 61 to 70: 35,243
  • 71 to 80: 12,594
  • 81 and older: 2,033

Sexes of Arizona’s patients are:

  • Males: 132,527 (59.35%)
  • Females: 90,758 (40.65%)

Patients’ qualifying conditions for medical marijuana:

  • Chronic Pain: 200,188 (89.66%)
  • Cancer: 3,981
  • PTSD: 2,600
  • Seizures: 1,188
  • Muscle Spams: 859
  • Glaucoma: 1,097
  • Hepatitis C: 635
  • Nausea: 854
  • HIV/AIDS: 747
  • Crohn’s disease: 623
  • Cachexia: 119
  • Alzheimer’s disease: 85
  • Sclerosis: 33
  • Two or more conditions: 10,276

The counties with the most medical marijuana patients:

  • Maricopa County: 145,810
  • Pima County: 30,450
  • Pinal County: 13,641
  • Yavapai County: 11,051
  • Mohave County: 5,112
  • Coconino County: 4,383

AZ dispensaries sold a total of 15,302 pounds of marijuana (244,837 ounces) last month:

  • Marijuana flower: 13,907 pounds (222,514 ounces)
  • Marijuana edibles: 439 pounds
  • Other marijuana: 956 pounds

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Photos: GarrettSSeeger/Flickr CC2.0 Modified

 



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