Arizona Active Medical Marijuana Patients in 2024

Arizona Active Medical Marijuana Patients 2024

The data represents the number of active medical cannabis program patients, by month, for all participating counties in the state of Arizona.

After medical marijuana’s legalization, the number of patients in Arizona’s medical marijuana program went on a steady climb since 2015. It peaked in 2021 with over 300 thousand patients but the total has decreased since then.

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
January 113,694 128,621 256,676 299,054 223,285 192,017 169,398 116,696 89,405 63,391
February 111,168 128,502 244,523 301,612 226,677 194,239 170,295 119,124 90,998 65,862
March 107,544 127,892 228,763 305,157 230,667 193,672 162,528 124,308 92,780 68,759
April No data 127,266 215,413 307,975 235,999 197,025 165,808 126,471 97,938 70,189
May No data 127,288 207,123 310,053 245,533 200,019 170,071 129,118 100,412 73,860
June No data 127,162 201,856 312,138 No data 203,683 172,227 132,667 102,040 76,698
July No data 126,938 158,154 313,906 259,840 205,609 174,226 136,515 104,273 78,956
August No data 126,496 144,678 313,001 269,030 208,350 178,257 139,824 106,103 No data
September No data 123,796 136,010 299,997 279,760 211,866 180,064 145,701 107,051 No data
October No data 121,047 132,719 287,110 287,715 215,104 182,784 148,268 108,497 No data
November No data 118,541 130,969 276,370 291,907 218,198 183,789 151,512 110,405 No data
December No data 115,914 129,836 266,850 295,295 219,817 186,002 152,979 114,439 92,705

The most recent report for 2024 shows a significant decrease in the number of qualifying medical marijuana patients across most counties compared to previous years, particularly notable in Maricopa County, which saw a drop from 170 thousand in 2021 to 75 thousand in 2023.

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Apache County 355 413 498 1,019 1,044 874 835 816 777
Cochise County 1,386 1,612 1,934 3,776 3,805 3,185 2,666 2,220 1,690
Coconino County 1,979 2,178 2,419 5,233 5,336 4,350 3,799 3,353 2,815
Gila County 705 844 1,011 2,358 2,425 1,984 1,751 1,485 1,170
Graham County 379 456 524 1,187 1,319 901 741 656 413
Greenlee County 63 76 96 295 375 234 196 152 137
La Paz County 127 138 152 316 455 343 347 378 295
Maricopa County 67,446 75,440 84,333 177,019 184,084 143,379 119,941 97,178 71,773
Mohave County 1,737 2,012 2,256 5,379 6,492 5,054 5,062 5,148 4,212
Navajo County 1,339 1,512 1,757 3,472 3,592 2,615 2,364 2,017 1,573
Pima County 16,317 17,794 19,740 36,471 36,832 30,010 25,954 21,219 15,409
Pinal County 6,813 7,507 8,316 16,172 17,269 13,395 10,901 8,464 6,157
Santa Cruz County 331 371 457 904 1,022 671 539 460 351
Yavapai County 4,236 4,730 5,264 10,683 13,689 10,953 9,277 7,905 6,332
Yuma County 736 823 1,065 2,477 2,993 1,869 1,629 1,528 1,334
Total 103,949 115,906 129,822 266,761 280,712 219,817 186,002 152,979 114,438

Source: Arizona Department of Health Services