Arizona’s nearly 88,000 medical marijuana patients smoke, ate or otherwise consumed more than 19 tons of the drug last year.
That’s the equivalent of six Scooby-Doo Mystery Machine vans or, if you prefer, nearly 77,000 8-ounce bags of Cheetos. Looking at it another way, it translates to more than 40 million joints, assuming the High Times estimate that a typical one weighs about four-tenths of a gram.
And if the average price for marijuana from state-regulated dispensaries is $300 an ounce, it means medical users spent more than $184 million last year acquiring the drug legally.
– Read the entire article at Arizona Daily Star.