Spending On Legal Cannabis Accelerates

MMJ reduces opioid use

NEW YORK: The rapid growth of the legal cannabis industry could help spur the U.S. economy. According to a report from The Marijuana Policy Group, the legal cannabis market in Colorado alone created about 18,000 cannabis-related jobs in 2015 and generated about $2.39 billion in economic activity for the state. In 2016, cannabis-related companies employed an estimated 100,000 to Read the full article…

Washington Marijuana Sales Expected to Double, Grow To Over $2 Billion By 2020

Legal Marijuana to grow to $2B by 2020

WASHINGTON:  Arcview Market Research, in partnership with New Frontier Data, has released its Washington Legal Cannabis Market State Profile, which explores the recent significant changes to the state’s cannabis industry. The elimination of the medical system that was operating in parallel to the adult use market will lead to a significant contraction of the state’s Read the full article…

The Clinch On Cannabis: Immature Industries Eventually Grow-Up

There are many academic sources available, but what differentiates this report from others is that this author is able to combine economic rigor with direct industry experience.

By Beau Whitney, Whitney Economics The cannabis industry is still taking shape. Legislative and regulatory policies can have a profound impact on the direction the movement takes. There are many academic sources available, but what differentiates this report from others is that this author is able to combine economic rigor with direct industry experience.  The author Read the full article…