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Jamaica Seeks To Leverage Cannabis Tourism

By New Frontier Analysts Officers of Jamaica’s Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) have begun to devise ways to capitalize on the nation’s long standing reputation as a cannabis hot spot. The CLA plans to allow for cannabis kiosks to be placed in the country’s airports. These kiosks will serve as one stop shops that can approve […]
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WA Growers: 39,000 Strains Since Legalization

The number of strains offered in Washington has grown from fewer than 1,000 per month in March 2015 to over 9,000 by May 2016. Based on the state’s traceability system data, this reflects a total of 39,000 strains offered during that period. However, due to the lack of standardized naming conventions a significant number of […]
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Will PTSD Be Added to Colorado’s Qualifying Conditions?

By New Frontier Analysts Last fall, Coloradan legislators decided not to extend the qualifying conditions for medical marijuana prescriptions, which under current law, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is not covered. Yet after months of lobbying efforts from medical marijuana advocates, an appeal was filed late last June to allow for PTSD to be added to […]
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Oregon State Fair to Feature Award-Winning Marijuana Plants in New Showcase

By New Frontier Analysts In what is widely being considered a significant step in the acceptance of the cannabis industry, Oregon’s State Fair this year will feature several award winning marijuana plants among the many agricultural products on display for fair-goers.  The plants were submitted by growers from across the state and will be judged […]
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Colorado Places New Limitations on Edibles

By New Frontier Analysts Colorado has passed yet another regulation aimed at controlling the edibles market. House Bill 1436 sets restrictions on what shapes edibles manufactures can mold their products into. The purpose of the law is to “prohibit the production and sale of edible marijuana products that resemble the form of a human, animal, […]
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DEA Announcement to Deny Rescheduling of Cannabis Not Surprising

Washington – New Frontier, the leading Big Data and industry provider in cannabis, is not surprised by the DEA’s upcoming announcement to deny petition requests to change the legal classification of marijuana and does not see this development having a significant impact on the growth of the industry. However, the DEA’s position underscores the federal […]
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Possible Medicare Savings in States with Medical Marijuana

In a recent study in Health Affairs journal on how medical marijuana laws have reduced prescription medication use, it was estimated that if all states legalized medical marijuana, national savings for Medicare would have totaled $468.1 million for 2013. Based on this analysis, potential total savings in six states that are implementing or voting on […]
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Could Cannabis Sales Tax Revenue Help Save Small Towns?

By New Frontier Analysts For the few Colorado small towns partaking in the cannabis industry, local residents are witnessing firsthand how cannabis revenue has helped fund an array of public projects and improved community lives. As of now, there are 62 cities and 22 counties in Colorado that permit retail cannabis, with Denver having one […]
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