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March 17, 2023

Rising Cannabis Categories: Disposable Vapes 

Making up 26% of dollar sales across BDSA tracked markets in 2022, vapes have grown to become the second best-selling cannabis form factor behind flower. A growing trend in the vape space for the past year has bee...

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March 13, 2023

Poised for Liftoff? What’s in Store in The New York Cannabis Market 

One of the most anticipated legal markets in 2022 was New York, where regulators had spent well over a year gearing up to launch adult-use sales. New York officially kicked off adult-use sales in a single store at...

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February 21, 2023

Top Five Best-Selling US Cannabis Brands of 2022

MSOs and Vape Brands Take Top Spots in BDSA’s TOP Five 2022 Cannabis Brands List 2022 is in the books and BDSA’s analysis of top cannabis brands across markets shows that MSO brands, particularly brands wit...

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January 13, 2023

2022 Might Be Over, but Headwinds Remain. How do Cannabis MSOs Compare Heading into 2023? 

2022 was wrought with macro-economic challenges. Inflation, rising interest rates, and geopolitical conflict left capital markets depressed with trickle down effects on VC funding. High growth industries that requ...

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January 3, 2023

BDSA Cannabis Market Insights: Missouri 

After a year that was rife with uncertainty and some challenges, the cannabis industry was treated to good news as the election results from the 2022 midterms rolled in. Chief among the victories for cannabis refo...

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December 7, 2022

Maryland Cannabis Market Insights

Maryland may not be one of the largest cannabis markets by overall sales, but as more mature markets have seen significant declines from price compression and illicit competition, Maryland’s medical cannabis mar...

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November 10, 2022

2022 Midterms Cannabis Recap: The Good, the Bad, and What it Means for Legal Weed 

It seems that every election that happens is “the most important election of our lifetimes”, and this year’s midterm races were no exception. With many voters laser-focused on the contentious issues of abort...

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October 31, 2022

Sales Growth Opportunities Around the Scariest Holiday: How to Use Halloween to Boost Cannabis Edibl...

While it’s expected that holidays like 420 and 710 (oil day!) will lead to a boost in daily and weekly cannabis sales, other holidays which typically aren’t associated with cannabis can also be a boon to brand...

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October 26, 2022

Cannabis Consumer Penetration Growth Shows Huge Potential for Adult-Use Cannabis Sales in New Jersey

With six months of adult-use cannabis sales under its belt, the New Jersey cannabis market is off to a solid start. Per BDSA’s Retail Sales Tracking data in the New Jersey market, monthly dollar sales have grown...

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July 6, 2022

Cannabis Consumer Boom Continues: BDSA’s Consumer Insights Shows Consumer Penetration Over 50% Acr...

With legal cannabis spreading to more and more states every year, we are nearing the milestone of 50% of adults in the US with access to legal cannabis! As legal access has spread, attitudes towards cannabis acros...

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June 6, 2022

CBN and CBG Sales See Rapid Growth as CBD Sales Slow in Cannabis Markets

Most cannabis businesses today understand that consumers are increasingly turning to cannabis for a diverse set of need states. Minor cannabis like CBD, CBN, and CBG can be utilized to better position a brand’s...

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May 16, 2022

After a Sluggish Start to the Year, 420 Brings the Highest Daily Cannabis Sales in 2022 so Far 

April is wrapped up and 420, the biggest day for cannabis sales so far this year, is in the books. Prior to the holiday, BDSA predicted that 420 would be the biggest day for cannabis sales so far this year. With B...

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