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Marijuana Arrests Nationally Remain Well Above Historic Lows

Marijuana Arrests Nationally Remain Well Above Historic Lows In 2015 someone in the U.S. was arrested on marijuana charges every 49 seconds. Nine in ten of the 643,000 people arrested (89%) were charged only with possession while 11% faced more serious charges related to manufacture and sale of cannabis products. Overall, cannabis arrests have fallen […]
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Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Would Support Legalization of Medical Marijuana in 2017

By New Frontier Analysts In a recent interview on WTOP radio, Virginia’s Democratic Governor, Terry McAuliffe, said that he would support legislation that would legalize medical marijuana in Virginia. Though not a new position from McAuliffe, who made similar statements 2 years ago, he has continued to be outspoken about the issue. In February of […]
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Colorado Marijuana Revenue Funds Bullying Prevention

By New Frontier Analysts October is National Bullying Prevention Month. A nationwide campaign that was founded ten years ago by PACER’s Bullying Prevention Center. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, one out of every four students reports being bullied during the school year for their looks, body shape, race, and other factors. However, […]
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What Else is the Size of California’s Cannabis Market

What Else is the Size of California’s Cannabis Market Assuming California’s Adult Use Marijuana Act passes this November, California’s total market size for 2018 is projected to be approximately $4.3 billion. To get a better understanding of the size of this market, we have compared it to the size of other markets along with the […]
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Canadian Banks Hesitant to Deal with Cannabis Industry

By New Frontier Analysts Two of Canada’s largest banks have recently announced that they will no longer be working with businesses involved in the cannabis industry. In spite of clear steps towards legalization and a wide-spread medical cannabis programs, Scotiabank and Royal Bank of Canada feel the industry is too risky to be involved with. […]
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Chelsea Clinton Suggests Cannabis Can Be Deadly

By New Frontier Analysts While campaigning on behalf of her mother, Chelsea Clinton recently made a public statement suggesting that medicinal cannabis has caused fatalities after interacting with other medications. Clinton claimed that there was anecdotal evidence of this happening in Colorado as a counterpoint to the anecdotal evidence that cannabis can be used to […]
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Bayer/Monsanto Merger and a Potential Future for Cannabis Farming

By New Frontier Analysts Six of the world’s largest agribusiness companies are currently working on merger deals that could reshape American and global agriculture. The most notable of the mergers is the proposed deal between chemical giant Bayer, and agriculture seed and pesticide giant Monsanto. This proposed merger is currently structured at $66 billion. To […]
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State Sales in 2020 if Adult Use Passes

State Sales in 2020 if Adult Use Passes In November 2016, Arizona, California, Massachusetts, Maine, and Nevada will be voting on adult use cannabis initiatives.  Assuming all five initiatives pass, New Frontier Data & Arcview Market Research project these new adult use markets will add $6.1 billion to the total U.S. market for 2020. California […]
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International Roundup On Marijuana News For September

By New Frontier Analysts The U.S. market continues to dominate news coverage. And with numerous marijuana legalization laws scheduled to be voted on in November, the news focus on these efforts and other stories won’t likely dissipate. However, there are some interesting stories internationally when it comes to marijuana laws and policies. Here are a […]
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