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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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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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