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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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The Global Hemp Market Expansion

Hemp is a unique plant with over 25,000 diverse and derivative uses, intersecting more markets and industries worldwide than any other crop in the agricultural economy. New Frontier Data’s latest report, Global State of Hemp: 2019 Industry Outlook, tracks the global market across the United States, Australia, Canada, China, the European Union, South and Central […]
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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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2019 Outlook: Surging Adult Use Sales Drive Legal Market Growth

New Frontier Data’s latest U.S. cannabis market forecast shows currently legal medical and adult markets growing from $12.9 billion in 2019 to $20.4 billion in 2022. Nationwide spending on illicit cannabis will grow from $27 billion to $28.1 billion (based on the growth trend of American cannabis consumers). Adult-use sales in the 10 currently legal […]
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U.S. Cannabis Consumer Shopping

U.S. Cannabis Consumer Shopping

Average expenditures per consumer in December 2018 reached $171, a 3.0% percent increase from the previous month. Conversely, average expenditures per consumer in Central California rose 8.2%, as the Bay Area California saw a marginal increase of 4.8%. Six of the 12 U.S. markets identified increased during December 2018. The 19.1% rise in average expenditures […]
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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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50 New Cannabis Markets Globally

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor, New Frontier Data If 2019 proves too preliminary for historians to describe it as the tipping point in the founding of a global cannabis industry, it will not be for lack of trying. Recent news of Thailand and South Korea becoming the latest countries to adopt the use of […]
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Legal Cannabis in Europe

Legal Cannabis in Europe

29 European countries have legalized1 medical cannabis in some form. 20 of those have decriminalized possession or consumption of personal doses2 of cannabis. While Spain and the Netherlands permit personal cannabis use in coffee shops and social consumption clubs, in Europe only Georgia has fully legalized it for adult use. 1Legalization for medical use does […]
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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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M&A highlights from 2018

2018 Cannabis Mergers and Acquisitions Highlights

The North American cannabis sector established market legitimacy in 2018 with word of outside interests like Constellation Brands (maker of beer, wine, and spirits) investing heavily in the space. Likewise, a USD $1.8 billion buy-in by Altria group (owner of Marlboro) for a 45% stake in cannabinoid company, Cronos Group, marked bullish involvement by a Big Tobacco […]
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