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Three Core Things for Investors to Consider About Cannabis Investments

Mitch Baruchowitz, Managing Partner at Merida Capital Partners The public market for cannabis companies is still developing, which leaves the vast majority of investment to the private market. My partners and I formed Merida Capital Partners to take advantage of our sector knowledge, and provide a vehicle for rational, institutional quality asset management in the […]
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Flower As Percent of Total California On-Demand Sales

  New Frontier, in partnership with greenRush, has released Cannabis On Demand, a new report exploring critical online sales in California’s medical cannabis market One striking finding was the rapidly falling market share of flower, overtaken by explosive demand for non-flower products (specifically concentrates) in recent years. Online share of flower in California has fallen […]
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Hurricane Irma Wreaks Havoc: Florida’s Failsafe Measures Proved Sound

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data Though Hurricane Irma last weekend legitimately threatened to be disastrous in Florida, catastrophe was largely averted despite storm-surge flooding and widespread power outages felt throughout the nation’s third-most-populous state. In the storm’s wake, an estimated 40% of Floridians – roughly 1 out of every 22 Americans […]
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Equity Raises Dominate, Dept Raises Surging

  A recent New Frontier Data report, Investing in the Cannabis Industry, produced in collaboration with Viridian Capital Advisors, includes reviews of 439 private capital deals collectively worth $1.9 billion. Among those, the vast majority (83%) were equity deals, through which investors receive a stake in each company they fund. Debt deals, though a small […]
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Growing Concerns

By Beau Whitney, Senior Economist of New Frontier Data Originally Published on magazine, Forward (Collins, H., & Loehrke, M. (2017, September 1). Growing Concerns. FMS forward, 1(2), 24-27.). Community institutions have long been seen as a natural partner to small business. But when the business in question is selling marijuana, regulatory and reputational concerns have caused many […]
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Agreement Beforehand Is the Best Policy Against Risk of Shipment

Larry Mishkin, Hoban Law Group, Litigation Practice Group Counsel  A term that is common to most companies which manufacture or purchase manufactured goods is “F.O.B.,” standing for “Free On Board” or “Freight On Board.” Depending on whose definition is used, or which state’s Uniform Commercial Code statute applies, the term takes on a few different […]
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Reading the Tea Leaves Amid Falling Prices in California

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data As the burgeoning cannabis market has started to mature in markets across the country, myriad lessons are being learned daily about cultivation, marketing and regulations. Yet, the universal lesson so far is that commodity prices drop as legalized markets open. As noted recently in the Wall […]
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Average Market Price for Unprocessed Retail Cannabis in Colorado 2014-2017

  Colorado’s Marijuana Enforcement Division sets the average market rate (AMR) for unprocessed cannabis, the figure used to fix the 15% excise tax rate for wholesale transactions. After fluctuating between $1,800 and $2,000 between Q1 2014 and Q4 2016, the AMR plunged to $1,300 in Q3 2017. The 35% decline in wholesale prices has been driven by the […]
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Millennials Currently Account for 80% of All Cannabis E-Commerce and Delivery Purchases in California

Cannabis Sales in California Expected to Surpass $6 Billion by 2025  WASHINGTON (September 5, 2017) – New Frontier Data (www.newfrontierdata.com), an independent, technology-driven analytics company specializing in the cannabis industry, in partnership with greenRush.com, the world’s largest online marketplace for cannabis products, today unveiled “Cannabis On Demand: Evolving Trends in [...]
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California’s Large Flower Supply Gives Consumers Wide Price & Quality Options

  New Frontier Data‘s latest report, produced in-partnership with greenRush, reveals new insights into the online medical cannabis market in California: Overall, prices across different flower package sizes ranged widely, reflecting the broad variation in product quality, discounts, and other retail incentives. Differences were most pronounced in the sales prices of 1/8 oz. quantities, which [...]
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