Holding steady in the biggest economic slide since 1929 would be a test for any emerging industry. In the capital, our friend Mary Jane is acing her exam.
- Sacramento’s legal cannabis economy appears to be thriving under quarantine, despite the cancellation of April’s Cannabis Cup and implementation of local dispensaries’ COVID-19 cleanliness protocols.
- Counted by BDS Analytics as part of the Bay Area, Sacramento saw per-person purchases jump from about $90 in November 2019 to $120 in April.
- Across the state, consumption leapt from 23% in first-quarter 2017 to 37% in the third-quarter of last year.
- The Long Beach Collective Association will offer free marijuana to low-income patients and veterans through its Compassionate Care Program. Thank the Dennis Peron and Brownie Mary Act for that.