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Market Dynamics Worth Tracking Throughout 2019

Market Dynamics Worth Tracking Throughout 2019 By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor, New Frontier Data With each new year comes a fresh reminder that the only constant is change, an axiom with particular relevance in the nascent and mercurial legal cannabis industry. As the calendar turns, these are among the hottest topics to track throughout […]
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Looking at the Cannabis industry in 2019

2019 U.S. Cannabis Outlook

Continued dramatic growth is expected for the legal cannabis industry in 2019. As of January 1, now 33 states plus the District of Columbia (D.C.) have legalized cannabis for medicinal use, with 10 states and D.C. permitting adult use. Medical-use sales are slated to begin in four states (Arkansas, Louisiana, North Dakota, and Ohio). Per […]
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2018 Cannabis Highlights

2018 Cannabis Highlights

2018 Cannabis Highlights by Numbers Nearly $2 billion With CBD sales in the U.S. are expected to reach $534 million in 2018, growing to nearly $2 billion by 2022. More Than 30 Countries The global cannabis market is expanding rapidly, with Canada having joined Uruguay as the first countries to legalize adult-use markets; more than […]
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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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U.S. Hemp CBD Market to Triple by 2022

Farm Bill Effect on Industry Revenues By Sean Murphy and J.J. McCoy for New Frontier Data The 2018 Farm Bill will restore industrial hemp to nationwide legal production for the first time since World War II, offering vast opportunities for the industry and investment in a market expected to triple in four years. With the […]
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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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Pain, Pain, Go Away: Cannabis and the Medical Consumer

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor, New Frontier Data America is in pain. In fact, according to the National Institutes of Health, among all U.S. adults, nearly 40 million (17.6%) report suffering from severe pain, while about 25.3 million (11.2%) complained of experiencing daily pain throughout the previous three months. Chronic pain is more than […]
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Cannabis Consumer Report Highlights Potential Displacement of Alcohol

By John Kagia, Chief Knowledge Officer, New Frontier Data, and J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor, New Frontier Data  “We are our choices”, wrote Jean-Paul Sartre, and no experienced salesperson would disagree. The gap between a company’s sales efforts and its core strategies is a huge — even existential — vulnerability. Understanding that is the key to […]
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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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