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Ask Our Experts 4/14/2019: Are there any other cannabinoids from the plant which might have value on the market?

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor, New Frontier Data   Q: Of course, the average consumer knows about the cannabinoids THC and CBD, but are there any others from the plant which might have value on the market?   A: No fewer than 113 different cannabinoids have reportedly been isolated from the cannabis plant. While the […]
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Ask Our Experts 4/7/2019: Does age or politics shape consumers view on cannabis legalization?

By John Kagia, Chief Knowledge Officer, New Frontier Data   Q: Does age or politics shape consumers view on cannabis legalization?    A: The newly released General Social Survey, the biannual survey of U.S. national opinion survey by the University of Chicago’s National Opinion Research Center, shows continued national support for cannabis legalization, with some […]
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Ask Our Experts 3/31/2019: California’s Business Environment Since Rollout of Statewide Adult-Use Program   

By Beau Whitney, VP and Senior Economist, New Frontier Data   Q: Has California’s business environment improved since the initial rollout of its statewide adult-use program?      A: The California rollout was and continues to be rather messy. Taxes and fees remain the major obstacles for participation in the legal markets. Some communities like […]
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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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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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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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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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Ask Our Experts 1/13/2019

  Ask Our Experts: The Impact of Excess Cannabis Inventory in Oregon and Other Regulated Markets By Beau Whitney, Senior Economist, New Frontier Data   Q: I am seeing a lot of news about excess inventory in Oregon and other regulated cannabis markets. What is the impact of this excess inventory, and what can be done […]
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Ask Our Experts 1/06/2019

Ask Our Experts: The Federal Reserve and Fears of Recession By Beau Whitney, Senior Economist, New Frontier Data   Q: The Federal Reserve just increased interest rates to slow the growth of the U.S. economy, but the stock market has recently seen a steep decline, based in part to fears of a global recession. What […]
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