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Cannabis Case Study: Promoting Business Diversity Differently

  By Giadha Aguirre de Carcer, Founder and CEO & J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data What We Learned: New Frontier Data and for-profit networking organization Women Grow explored the industry’s progressive gender opportunitiesin the Cannabis Industry Diversity Report. August 13, 2017 — As the burgeoning U.S. cannabis industry continues to establish itself […]
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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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Hedging One’s Bets Makes Sense and Can Save a Fortune in the Cannabis Tax Arena

By Ken Boiarsky, Hoban Law Group tax attorney What We Have Learned: While the rapidly changing environment and continuing development of law within the cannabis arena makes predictability somewhat problematic, a lawyer suggested a hedge not often used, but probably ought be. August 24, 2017 — It should come as no surprise that cannabis businesses […]
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Five Components to Look for Out of California and Cannabis Markets at Large

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data What We Have Learned:  Figuring where California’s example and output will lead the world can make the proverbial $64,000 question seem like a rounding error. August 27, 2017 — New Frontier Data constantly examines various dimensions of the industry to identify, quantify and holistically discern its […]
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On-Demand Services Become Vital Within the Maturing Retail Marketplace

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data What We Have Learned: As the cannabis industry grows ever larger and more competitive, the ability to identify the “who”, “what”, and “when” in purchasing habits will be imperative to retailers, and essential for one’s overall enterprise. (Sept.3, 2017) — With the advent of California’s adult […]
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Business Challenges Intensify Amid Falling Prices in California

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data What We Have Learned: Falling prices in the expanded California markets will drive operators to focus on per­formance efficiency and cost savings even while trying to establish branding and consumer engagement. (Sept. 10, 2017) — As the burgeoning cannabis market has started to mature in markets […]
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A Nascent Industry Examines Growing Concerns

By Beau Whitney, Senior Economist of New Frontier Data Originally Published on magazine, Forward (Collins, H., & Loehrke, M. (2017, September 1). Growing Concerns. FMS forward, 1(2), 24-27.). What We Have Learned: While there remains reason for community institutions to exercise caution about taking on a cannabis business as a banking client, such institutions with solid due […]
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Cannabis Investors Would Do Well to Keep These Three Tenets in Mind

Mitch Baruchowitz, Managing Partner at Merida Capital Partners What We Have Learned: Focus on adoption and make sure that investments have crossed the “fragmentation gap”, find management teams who have direct experience with the types of challenges they will face in their cannabis enterprise, and look for companies that serve large addressable markets that naturally […]
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An Rx for Returns: Medical Markets Remain Sound for Investment in 2018

By New Frontier Data staff analysts What We Have Learned: With an annual GDP that would rank by itself as the world’s sixth-largest national economy, California will best the top three U.S. medical cannabis markets by revenue in 2018. Oct. 1, 2017: Next month will mark a year since millions of Americans successfully voted to […]
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Florida’s Failsafe Measures Proved Sound Despite Hurricane Irma’s Impacts

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data What We Have Learned: Florida’s nascent cannabis industry weathered the storm in better stead than many other traditional businesses. Sept. 17, 2017: Though Hurricane Irma last weekend legitimately threatened to be disastrous in Florida, catastrophe was largely averted despite storm-surge flooding and widespread power outages felt [...]
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