A recently released piece of cannabis consumer research indicates that up to one third of adults have already gone to pot in states with legal weed.
Initially presented at last month’s Marijuana Business Conference in Las Vegas, the report from canna-business consulting firm Enlucem surveyed 1,000 adults above the age of 21 in California, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, and Colorado to try and sort out how many people are actually taking advantage of legalization laws and what exactly they’re purchasing.
The survey claims that 36% of Oregonians have purchased legal cannabis in the past six months, while Washington, Colorado, and California reported that 35%, 32% and 31% of adults are active cannabis users, respectively. In Nevada, where recreational sales were active for just a month before the survey data was collected in August, 28% of respondents said they had spent money at a dispensary during the first half of 2017.
Comparatively, the most recent nationwide Gallup polls on cannabis from 2016 suggest that over 60% of all American adults support cannabis legalization, while only 13% admit to being current users. This data was collected before Nevada and California…