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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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Ask Our Experts 12/16/2018

  Q: What were some of the key issues and events that helped shape policy and contributed to the public markets’ up-and-down movement in the cannabis sector during 2018?   From former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ rescission of the Cole memo in January to Canada’s establishing itself as the first Group of 7 nation to […]
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Ask Our Experts 12/9/2018

  Q: Are there any estimates about how much cannabis is being produced nationally, and how much of that is illicit? We are hearing a lot about the large outdoor grows in Oregon and California feeding both the illicit and legal markets. We have also heard that the 2017 harvests in Oregon and California were […]
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Ask Our Experts 12/2/2018

  Q: There is a lot of discussion about market consolidation being driven by international investments. I thought that the cannabis market was new; why is it consolidating? Are foreign investors getting rich from U.S. investments?      A: There are two dynamics here at play; the first is regulatory, and the second, financial. Regulatory structures […]
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Ask Our Experts 11/04/2018

  Q:Which states are voting on cannabis legalization this Election Day?   Questions about cannabis measures go before the voters in several states on Tuesday. Michigan and North Dakota will decide whether to legalize adult use, Missouri and Utah will consider medical cannabis initiatives, and other states including Ohio and Wisconsin will decide about lesser […]
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Ask Our Experts 10/28/2018

  Q: Now that Canada has legalized adult use, is it worth investing in the U.S. market?   On October 17, 2018, Canada became the first developed nation to fully legalize cannabis. The historic milestone in the cannabis industry’s growth has further propelled enthusiasm for one of the fastest-growing business sectors in the economy. Yet, the […]
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Ask Our Experts 10/21/2018

  Q: I know that Thailand is legalizing medical cannabis, but other Southeast Asian countries do not seem to be in a rush to do so. What will it take for other Asian countries to get onboard with cannabis reform?   Most Asian countries are far from full cannabis legalization, however, what used to be considered […]
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Ask Our Experts 10/21/2018

I know that Thailand is legalizing medical cannabis, but other Southeast Asian countries do not seem to be in a rush to do so. What will it take for other Asian countries to get onboard with cannabis reform? Most Asian countries are far from full cannabis legalization, however, what used to be considered fringe movements […]
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Ask Our Experts 10/14/2018

  Q: If cannabis stocks are in a market bubble, how can I protect my portfolio?   Investors are starting to believe that the cannabis industry is in a stock market bubble as prices continue to gain and make all-time highs. To put some of these in perspective, by the end of September seven of […]
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