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Arizona Reaches Record High with 180,126 Medical Marijuana Patients

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The Arizona Department of Health Services’ (ADHS) latest medical marijuana program report, which covers September 2018, reveals that Arizona has:

  • 180,126 medical marijuana patients
  • 895 caregivers
  • 5,350 dispensary agents

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

  • Under 18: 192
  • 18 to 30: 44,086
  • 31 to 40: 37,439
  • 41 to 50: 28,417
  • 51 to 60: 29,161
  • 61 to 70: 29,280
  • 71 to 80: 9,651
  • 81 and older: 1,900

According to the data, the sexes of Arizona’s patients are:

  • 107,711 males (59.80%)
  • 72,415 females (40.20%)

Patients’ medical marijuana qualifying conditions:

  • Chronic Pain: 157,268 (87.31%)
  • Cancer: 4,009
  • PTSD: 2,287
  • Seizures: 1,235
  • Muscle Spams: 856
  • Glaucoma: 1,102
  • Hepatitis C: 767
  • Nausea: 786
  • HIV/AIDS: 657
  • Crohn’s disease: 571
  • Cachexia: 133
  • Alzheimer’s disease: 66
  • Sclerosis: 36
  • Two or more conditions: 10,353

The counties with the most medical marijuana patients:

  • Maricopa County: 115,903
  • Pima County: 25,150
  • Pinal County: 10,398
  • Yavapai County: 9,020
  • Mohave County: 5,063
  • Coconino County: 3,712

In September, Arizona dispensaries sold a total of 10,604 pounds of marijuana (156,623 ounces):

  • Marijuana flower: 9,788 pounds (160,076 ounces)
  • Marijuana edibles: 377 pounds
  • Other marijuana: 438 pounds

View the August 2018 report here.

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