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New Frontier Data Projects U.S. Legal Cannabis Market to Grow to $24.1 Billion by 2025

Washington – New Frontier Data, the authority in business intelligence for the cannabis industry, have refined our market projections for adult use and medical markets across the country as part of our 2017 report, The Cannabis Industry Annual Report: 2017 Legal Marijuana Outlook. We forecast the legal cannabis market to grow to $24.1 billion by 2025 […]
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Did you know? 95% of the U.S. Population Lives in States with Legal Marijuana Access

95% of the U.S. population lives in a state where there is some form of legal cannabis (including adult use, medical use, CBD only laws.) 93% of Members of Congress represent constituents in markets where some form of cannabis is legal – 412 members in the House of Representatives & 86 Senators. Of those, 334 […]
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Preserving the Cole Memo to Avoid the Long Arm of the Law… of Unintended Consequences

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data For four months since last fall’s elections, the cannabis industry has anxiously anticipated word about the Trump administration’s posture toward marijuana policy, and whether the Department of Justice would change the status quo established under the 2013 Cole Memo. During the campaign, Trump went on record […]
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Did You Know? 95% of the U.S. Population Lives in States With Legal Marijuana Access

Washington – New Frontier Data, the authority in business intelligence for the cannabis industry, has been following the Administration’s recent positioning on marijuana policy in the U.S. Attorney General Jeff Session’s echoed White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s recent comments that the administration may crack down on adult use markets. Our analysts found a number […]
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Industry Headlines Point to Bright Future But Blurry Path

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data Such a week! We thought it strange when February temperatures flirted with 80F degrees outside New Frontier Data’s offices in both D.C. and Denver, but then they just seemed symptomatic of the hot buzz within the industry the past several days. On Wednesday, an economist from […]
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Congressional Cannabis Caucus Convenes in U.S. Capitol

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data In a bipartisan effort to get members of the U.S. House of Representatives to discuss, learn, and cooperate toward “a better and more rational approach to federal cannabis policy,” representatives from Alaska, California, Colorado, and Oregon, respectively, invited all House members last Thursday to join their […]
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The Week That Was, And What Yet Could Be

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data Despite the extended process before the official appointment of Attorney General Jeff Sessions  this past week, New Frontier Data found neither any closure to speculation within the cannabis market or much more clarity coming from the Trump administration as to just ‘What Comes Next?’ Spoiler alert: […]
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Majority Supports Economics of Cannabis Legalization

Majority Supports Economics of Cannabis Legalization The increase in public support for full cannabis legalization is not just fueled by strong belief that cannabis users should not be prosecuted (New Frontier Data’s research found that 90% of Americans opposed treating cannabis consumers as criminals). There is also growing confidence that legalization can produce strongly positive […]
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Strong Majority Supports Medical Use and Opposes Criminalization of Cannabis Users

Strong Majority Supports Medical Use and Opposes Criminalization of Cannabis Users According to a new nationally-representative survey conducted by New Frontier Data, nearly nine-in-ten respondents (86%) believe that cannabis has valid medical uses, underscoring that medical cannabis is now a national consensus issue.  The strength of this support will make it extremely difficult for any […]
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Legal Marijuana Transcends Party Lines

Legal Marijuana Transcends Party Lines There has been widespread speculation on how the Trump administration might approach federal cannabis policy following the nomination of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General. Sessions, a former district attorney who has long argued for more aggressive cannabis prohibition enforcement, was decidedly non-committal during his confirmation [...]
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