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2017 Diversity in Cannabis Webinar

New Frontier Data, in partnership with Women Grow, hosted a webinar on Nov. 8th to discuss the 2017 Diversity in Cannabis report: 2017 Legal Marijuana Outlook. New Frontier Data’s CEO, Giadha Aguirre De Carcer; the EVP of Industry Analytics, John Kagia; and Director of Communications, Gia Morón, discussed the key findings from our upcoming report and the […]
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Sexual and Racial Diversity Decreases Risks of Harassment in Cannabis Industry at Large

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data We live in uncertain times. Yet, New Frontier Data is a data analysis and research firm which routinely informs the industry, policymakers and the media about vetted trends and market dynamics. This summer, New Frontier Data, in conjunction with Women Grow, jointly undertook to produce a […]
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The Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2017, Still a Work in Progress

By Hoban Law Group’s Hemp Practice Group co-chairs Matthew Smith, David Bush, and Patrick Goggin, assisted by counsel Garrett Graff In the past five days, at least four more congressional legislators have signed on to cosponsor H.R. 3530, the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2017 (IHFA). The bill was introduced in late July by U.S. […]
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Medical Markets Remain a Sound Investment Prescription for 2018

By New Frontier Data staff analysts Next month will mark a year since millions of Americans successfully voted to legalize the use of medical cannabis in Florida, North Dakota, and Arkansas; to reinstate the medical cannabis program in Montana; and to legalize adult use in California, Massachusetts, Nevada, and Maine. With the states of Louisiana, […]
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Three Core Things for Investors to Consider About Cannabis Investments

Mitch Baruchowitz, Managing Partner at Merida Capital Partners The public market for cannabis companies is still developing, which leaves the vast majority of investment to the private market. My partners and I formed Merida Capital Partners to take advantage of our sector knowledge, and provide a vehicle for rational, institutional quality asset management in the […]
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Hurricane Irma Wreaks Havoc: Florida’s Failsafe Measures Proved Sound

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data 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 throughout the nation’s third-most-populous state. In the storm’s wake, an estimated 40% of Floridians – roughly 1 out of every 22 Americans […]
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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.). Community institutions have long been seen as a natural partner to small business. But when the business in question is selling marijuana, regulatory and reputational concerns have caused many […]
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Reading the Tea Leaves Amid Falling Prices in California

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data As the burgeoning cannabis market has started to mature in markets across the country, myriad lessons are being learned daily about cultivation, marketing and regulations. Yet, the universal lesson so far is that commodity prices drop as legalized markets open. As noted recently in the Wall […]
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All Aboard! for On-Demand Services in the Maturing Retail Marketplace

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data With the advent of California’s adult use market, there is significant potential for expansion of ecommerce and delivery services in the state, where the number of non-medical cannabis consumers far exceeds that of medical patients. As the adult use market is implemented after Jan. 1, 2018, […]
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Five Market Trends Aswirl in California and the Cannabis Sphere at Large

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data New Frontier Data constantly examines various dimensions of the industry to identify, quantify and holistically discern its constituent dynamics. In anticipation of California’s opening its adult use market in little more than four months, these are five characteristics which can be expected not only to shape […]
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