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Six Ways Cannabis Companies Can Maximize Their Sale Prices

By Andrew R. Lines, MAI, Principal, CohnReznick; and Beau Whitney, VP, Senior Economist, New Frontier Data Explosive Growth in M&A Activity Consolidation is a natural phase of any industry lifecycle, and as legal cannabis undergoes rapid growth, the market is in a new phase of consolidation. Many players are eyeing the cannabis market, including highly […]
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CV Sciences Skewing Successfully Thanks to CBD Sales

By William Sumner, Hemp Business Journal Contributor As businesses start sharing their year-end financial results, one hemp-CBD company hopes to show a breakout year by riding the wave of momentum from 2018. Earlier this month, CV Sciences (OTCMKTS: CVSI) released their financial results for the fiscal year ending on Dec. 31, 2018, posting record growth […]
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Hemp Industry Outlook: Start-ups, Mergers & Acquisitions Abound

By Cátia L. Kossovsky, Counsel, Hoban Law Group  Three months since passage of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (2018 Farm Bill), companies looking to expand their footprint in the industry have started diving into the federally legal U.S. hemp market through start-ups or mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Most recently, Canada’s second-largest cannabis producer, Tilray, […]
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Ask Our Experts 3/17/2019: Balancing Social Responsibility with the Bottom Line

By Molly McCann and J.J. McCoy for New Frontier Data   Q: Part of what attracts me to the cannabis industry is its sense of corporate culture, and the opportunity to run a business that does some good even as it does well: What are some examples of promoting both social responsibility and a healthy […]
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US Cannabis and Alcohol Sales

In 2018, U.S. retail alcohol sales totaled $254 billion, nearly 7x overall cannabis sales (both legal and illicit) of $37.2 billion. New Frontier Data estimates that overall domestic cannabis sales grew 6.7% in 2018, while alcohol sales meanwhile grew at 5% year over year (source: bw166). In its upcoming white paper, The Nexus of Alcohol […]
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On St. Patrick’s Day, Signs of Cannabis’ Displacing Alcoholic Beverages

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor, New Frontier Data   The first recorded St. Patrick’s Day parade was held in Boston (not in Ireland) in 1737. Across the 282 years of parades since those origins, the holiday for the patron saint of Ireland has established itself as the third-most popular annual drinking day in the […]
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This St. Patrick’s Day, Drink Options Offer Slainte! With THC and CBD

By William Sumner, Hemp Business Journal Contributor With a Saint Patrick’s Day weekend in sight, the occasion seemed right for the Hemp Business Journal to get into the holiday spirit with an update about the current state of hemp- and cannabis-infused beverages. As detailed in a survey last October by New Frontier Data (parent company […]
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Global Hemp, Poised to Make Its Impact with a Post-Industrial Heyday

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor, New Frontier Data Especially since its federal legalization was mandated through the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill at the end of last year, hemp has been making headlines for its impact across a range of mature markets – from food and textiles to building construction and nutraceuticals. Hemp […]
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Tax Incentives for Cannabis Companies

By Marshall Varano, Partner, CohnReznick LLP The recent passage of the 2018 Farm Bill descheduled industrial hemp and its derivatives. This new law, combined with the pending bipartisan bill, the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States (STATES) Act, (which if passed would provide similar legal protections for cannabis where legalized), is paving the way […]
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Ask Our Experts 3/10/2019: What’s the Latest from the Latin American Markets?

By Beau Whitney and Yona Torres, New Frontier Data Q:  How is the  Latin American cannabis market shaping up? How developed is it, and what are the risks? A: For investors or operators in the emerging Latin American legalized cannabis industry, attention must be focused on both the domestic and export markets. In the main, […]
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