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Global Cannabis Report Offers Key Market Trends, Analysis Across 7 Regions

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor, New Frontier Data “It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.” – Arthur Conan Doyle (“A Scandal in Bohemia”, 1891) While Sherlock Holmes figured that out more than a century before California opened its legalized statewide cannabis market, it seems perhaps that someone missed it. State […]
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National Cannabis Festival Policy Summit Underscores a Maturing Industry

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor, New Frontier Data On April 19, the second annual National Cannabis Festival Policy Summit convened at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., preceding the unofficial cannabis holiday of 4/20 celebrated the next day during the festival itself, which drew thousands to RFK Stadium. The summit featured numerous speakers participating in […]
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Will Provisional Licenses Save California’s Cannabis Industry

Results from a gap in California’s cultivation licensing between those growers holding active licenses, inactive licenses, or temporary licenses soon to expire mean that: Prices will be higher — With the California market already constrained, the licensing gap will drive up prices; the combination of higher prices and higher taxes will push legal consumers out […]
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Licensing Crisis Lends a Toxic Tarnish to the Golden State’s Legal Cannabis Market

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor, New Frontier Data What happens if you throw a party and then take the guests’ invitations away? That, in short, is what state cannabis regulators in California are finding out. Yet all glibness aside, it represents a looming issue which while awaiting a remedy threatens to inexorably choke the […]
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California Legal Cannabis Projections

  In January, California’s draft budget anticipated $175 million in total cannabis cultivation and retail taxes by June 30. For Q1-2018 the state collected cannabis taxes totaling $33.6 million (19.2% of the six-month forecast). New Frontier Data’s revised projections foresee $1.12 billion in medical cannabis and $805 million in adult use, for total cannabis sales […]
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Canadian Consumer Behavior

  With Canada’s nationwide adult-use cannabis legalization soon to roll out, Lift & Co., the country’s leading cannabis information platform, commissioned New Frontier Data to conduct comprehensive analysis of the attitudes, behaviors, and preferences of consumers nationwide. Using an online survey of more than 1,700 adult medical and adult-use consumers, the study reveals insights about [...]
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Comparing Cannabis Demand Growth in Canada and California

  Total cannabis demand in legal markets is expected to grow year over year through 2025, with sales through legal medical and adult use channels quickly cannibalizing the share of the illicit market. While in 2017 the illicit markets topped at an estimated $3.29 billion in California and $5.76 billion in Canada, strong growth of […]
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California Cannabis Regulators Ramping Up Enforcement

By Jordan Wellington, Simplyfya Cofounder and Chief Compliance Officer It has been about four months since California launched its adult-use cannabis market, and regulators are ramping up enforcement efforts, assailing businesses that have not been licensed and conducting inspections of those that have. The state’s Bureau of Cannabis Control has already sent out more than […]
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The Impact of Regulations on Price

By Yona Torres, New Frontier Data Contributing Editor In the 16 months since California legalized marijuana, cannabis prices in some California market sectors have plummeted 75%, according to the Washington Post. This steep decline, paralleled in Colorado, Oregon and Washington, is a product of the number of newly-licensed cultivators and the regulations that guide them. […]
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Predicting the Boom Out of California’s Market

  By New Frontier Data Analysts What We Have Learned: A New Frontier Data report with greenRush focused on specific demographic trends in the California market, including patient age, sex, location, and spending habits per product types. August 20, 2017 — With a population of approximately 40 million, California is the largest state in the […]
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