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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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From Martha Stewart to NY’s Southern Tier, A Cannabis-Do Attitude

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor, New Frontier Data With major investment announcements already made this year about industrial hemp facilities in New York State’s Southern Tier, Broome County is staking an early claim to establish itself as the equivalent of Silicon Valley for industrial hemp. After the recent purchase of a 97,000-square-foot facility which […]
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Ask Our Experts 3/03/2019: What are the implications of Mexican adult-use legalization

  Q: What are the implications of Mexican adult-use legalization; is it all about state revenue and taxes? By Beau Whitney, Vice President, and Senior Economist, New Frontier Data A: Mexico’s recent efforts to legalize adult-use cannabis are starting to come to fruition. As the final arguments head to the National Supreme Court of Justice for determination, many […]
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Ask Our Experts 2/24/2019

By Rob Kuvinka, Data Science, New Frontier Data   Q: I am curious, how cannabis legalization might impact alcohol sales. Do cannabis users also drink alcohol? A: The usage patterns of alcohol and cannabis are nuanced and changing. While it is common for cannabis consumers to also use alcohol, many indicators suggest that cannabis legalization will have […]
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Tilray Acquisition of Manitoba Harvest Sets Early Pace for 2019 as ‘Year of Consolidation’

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor, New Frontier Data In a deal establishing a new industry landmark by which one of Canada’s largest licensed producers is buying the largest hemp company in a deal worth as much as $419 million CAD ($319 million USD), Toronto-based Tilray looks to be muscling past its closest competitors — […]
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17 Million Potential Cannabis Patients in Latin America

Regional Stakeholders Meet at InterCannAlliance Symposium to Discuss the 9 Foundational Pillars of Emerging Global Medical Cannabis Market By Giadha Aguirre de Carcer, CEO, New Frontier Data The 9 Foundational Pillars There are more than 60 nations worldwide seeking to decriminalize or legalize cannabis, mostly for medical applications. To date, New Frontier Data has observed, […]
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How Alleged WHO Recommendations Would Affect International Cannabis Markets

By Beau Whitney, Vice President, and Senior Economist, New Frontier Data An anticipated recommendation by the World Health Organization (WHO) calling for the international rescheduling of “marijuana” and derivative products is poised to be a watershed moment with implications to be observed throughout global markets. If an unconfirmed leak of a WHO document reported February […]
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Ask Our Experts 2/10/2019: Why A Cannabis LLC Beats a C-Corp

By Beau Whitney, Senior Economist, New Frontier Data   Q: Why Does A Cannabis LLC Beats a C-Corp? A: With the deployment of the Trump tax cuts in late 2017, there was a renewed focus on how a company’s business structure can reduce overall tax liabilities. Taxes are one of the biggest expenses outside of […]
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Updated Projections as Lawmakers Look for Federal Legalization in 2019

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor, New Frontier Data Rumors of another federal shutdown notwithstanding, 2019 is poised to be a watershed year for cannabis reform potentially enabling a $56 billion annual U.S. cannabis market by 2025. Those were among the findings shared last week during a National Press Club event sponsored by New Frontier […]
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Parsing Some Differences in Product Demand and Oversupply

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor, New Frontier Data   When New Frontier Data released its free market update to the industry last fall, 2018 Cannabis Industry Trends Report: Market Insights offered a look into the growing demand for non-flower products.   In Illinois, for example, monthly revenues from dispensary sales had increased by 54% […]
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