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U.S. Medical Cannabis Patients

In its first 11 months, Oklahoma’s medical-cannabis patient registration has outpaced the rates among all other legal states. Unlike in California’s statewide legal adult-use market, Oklahoma expects nearly full participation by its registrants due to much less access either to legal cannabis or illicit markets. While California has the U.S.’s highest patient-saturation rate, its legalized [...]
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State of the Cannabis Union July 2019

With Kansas now accepting low-THC/high-CBD products for limited medical purposes, 47 states have legalized some form of cannabis. Approximately 98.6% of U.S. citizens live in states permitting some form of cannabis. In the U.S. House of Representatives, 296 of 435 members (68%) represent medical or adult-use states. In the U.S. Senate, 22% of members represent […]
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U.S. Cannabis Usage

Cannabis use in the U.S. has risen 50% since 2009, to 9.9% in 2017, reflecting rapidly evolving public attitudes toward cannabis, as the stigma has eroded, the majority of states have advanced cannabis reform, and science has validated the plant’s diverse therapeutic and industrial properties. Cannabis use has been highly correlated to legalization, with the […]
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Potential Zimbabwe Healthcare Savings

Zimbabwe annually spends more than $400 million on health care (based on 2019 budget figures). 25% of all health care spending comes out of pocket (OOP). With a conservative roll-out of a medical cannabis program, Zimbabwe could reduce health-care spends by $10 million by its fifth year. Based on a 10% reduction of health-care spends […]
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Understanding Fathers Who Consume Cannabis

Among self-reporting male cannabis consumers, there are some distinct trends among those who are fathers, particularly to young children. Fathers of kids under 18 consume more frequently than either those with adult children or men without kids (with weekly use being 75%, 46%, and 62%, respectively). Fathers of kids under 18 consume cannabis in more […]
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Employment and Revenue Opportunities in Zimbabwe

While Africa has the highest usage rates (11.4%) among any global region, it ranks well behind North America and Europe in terms of deploying legal cannabis programs. With the African population projected by 2050 to double to more than 2.5 billion people, their countries are seeking opportunities to increase employment and drive economic growth. Recent […]
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Number of Annual Cannabis Consumers by African Country

The first African country to legalize medical cannabis was Lesotho, in 2017. South Africa is expected as the first to formally legalize adult use since its Constitutional Court last year ruled that personal cultivation and private use of cannabis are constitutionally protected. Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Morocco led the continent’s markets, respectively valued at $15.3 billion, […]
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Africa’s Largest Cannabis Consumer Markets

New Frontier Data analysis found the 2018 global market value of combined legal and illicit cannabis markets to be worth $344.4 billion (USD). Of 263 million annual cannabis consumers worldwide, 83 million (32%) live in Africa. Africa’s cannabis market value (combined legal and illicit) was $37.3 billion in 2018 — 11% of the $344.4 billion […]
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Global Medical Market Potential

In legal medical cannabis markets in the United States, 94% of the patients that have used medical cannabis as a substitute to other medicines reported improvements to their condition. This level of treatment efficacy seen in the U.S. bears great significance in a global context, as new countries across the globe begin to legalize medical […]
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Cannabis Use Among Mothers

Among 3,000 self-described American cannabis consumers surveyed by New Frontier Data, mothers use cannabis more frequently than do women without children. Those whose children are minors (under 18) are more likely (30%) to describe consumption as an important aspect of their identities than are either those with adult children (17%) or those without children (18%). […]
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