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Retail Momentum Gathers for CBD Topicals While FDA Decides Its Direction

By William Sumner, Hemp Business Journal Contributor Hemp-derived CBD is all the rage right now, even as confusion and illegality abound. Prompted by the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, which legalized hemp and hemp derivatives like CBD, investors and entrepreneurs have been scrambling to capitalize on the increasingly popular substance. The United States Food and Drug Administration […]
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State Medical Cannabis Markets Vary with Saturation Levels

By New Frontier Data staff As of the first half of this year (through June), the total number of Americans registered as patients in legal medical cannabis markets nationwide numbered 2.2 million. Just as each patient’s prognosis is unique, there are some compelling characteristics to be diagnosed state by state; this is a sampling. Oklahoma […]
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U.S. Medical Cannabis Patients

In its first 11 months, Oklahoma’s medical-cannabis patient registration has outpaced the rates among all other legal states. Unlike in California’s statewide legal adult-use market, Oklahoma expects nearly full participation by its registrants due to much less access either to legal cannabis or illicit markets. While California has the U.S.’s highest patient-saturation rate, its legalized [...]
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More Growth, Consolidation, and M&A Expected for Hemp Industry in 2019

By William Sumner, Hemp Business Journal Contributor From acquisitions to equity investments, the North American hemp industry has been awash in capital investment since the Farm Bill 2018 was federally passed in the United States last December. In the rush for first-mover advantages, entrepreneurs and investors have been scrambling for respective footholds in the nascent hemp market; even [...]
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EFSA’s CBD Novel Food Classification

By Bill Griffin New Frontier Data contributor The emerging European cannabidiol (CBD) market has been thrown into disarray since January 2019 over a change to CBD’s classification by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Here we look at what changed and explore options for those companies impacted. What changed? Before January 2019, the entry for […]
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At the Half of 2019, Some Trends Loom Large in the Legal Cannabis Game

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor, New Frontier Data Midway through 2019 – some 23 years after California legalized medical marijuana, and 18 months after initiating its statewide adult-use market – a variety of decidedly instructive trends have established themselves to inform the industry, policymakers, and consumers alike. Foremost would be changes in public opinion […]
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State of the Cannabis Union July 2019

With Kansas now accepting low-THC/high-CBD products for limited medical purposes, 47 states have legalized some form of cannabis. Approximately 98.6% of U.S. citizens live in states permitting some form of cannabis. In the U.S. House of Representatives, 296 of 435 members (68%) represent medical or adult-use states. In the U.S. Senate, 22% of members represent […]
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As Summer Heats Up, So Too Does Market Buzz About Hemp and CBD Products

By William Sumner, Hemp Business Journal Contributor, and J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor, New Frontier Data The Fourth of July is traditionally a time of celebration without partisanship, a national holiday marked by firing up the grill, watching fireworks, and commemorating the founding of the United States. Less familiar are the ways by which hemp was historically utilized […]
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Cannabis – Oportunidade de Mercado de US $10 bilhões na América Latina

June 18, 2019 O Relatório Regional Sobre a Cannabis na América Latina da New Frontier Data já está disponível em espanhol e português   WASHINGTON, 19 de junho de 2019 — A New Frontier Data, autoridade em análise de dados e inteligência de negócios na indústria global de cannabis, lança versões em Espanhol e Português […]
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rtunidad de 10 mil millones de $ en el mercado de cannabis en Latinoamérica

El informe de New Frontier Data sobre la Industria del Cannabis en Latinoamérica se halla ahora disponible en español y en portugués.   WASHINGTON, 19 de junio de 2019 — New Frontier Data, la autoridad en análisis de datos e inteligencia empresarial de la industria global del cannabis, publica las versiones en español y portugués […]
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