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Cannabis Retail Opportunities Abound

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Cannabis is perhaps the most exciting retail opportunity to hit U.S. markets in decades. The lucrative combination of rapid sales growth, an ever-expanding customer base and government-enforced protection against mass-retail has resulted in a unique market that is unlikely to be replicated anytime soon. For more than a decade, State governments have dictated cannabis legalization, […]

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BDS Analytics’ Top 5: Exercise and Cannabis

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To some, cannabis and exercise may seem like an unlikely pairing. But those in the know understand that cannabis in its various forms can serve as a great pre, during, or post-workout supplement. These Top 5 insights from BDS Analytics counter the “lazy stoner” stereotype and show that cannabis often is a welcome addition to […]

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CBD: Cannabidiol Breaks Out of the Legal Dispensary Channel

The latest Cannabis Intelligence Briefing from Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics: CBD: Cannabidiol Escapes the Dispensary details CBD’s move from legal cannabis dispensaries to the general retail market. At present, the bulk (65%) of the $1.9 billion in annual spending on CBD products in the U.S. takes place through licensed dispensaries in legal cannabis states. […]

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Pets, Pain and CBD: The Many Applications of Cannabinoid Products Webinar Recap

CBD: it spans product categories, retail channels, regulatory landscapes – and even species. Last month’s webinar covered the current cannabinoid market as it relates to pain management as well as pet care, both within the dispensary channel (CBD from marijuana) and in the general retail market (hemp-derived CBD). While pain management and pet care might […]

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Top 5 Data Insights: Labor Day Weekend Sales

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We’re in no rush to say goodbye to summer, but, as we head into Labor Day weekend, let’s review how the cannabis industry has fared during Labor Day weekends past and other key summer holiday periods: Labor Day weekend has been a historically big for sales in the dispensary channel. In 2018, sales between Friday […]

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BDS Analytics’ Top 5 Insights From Our Upcoming Pet & Pain Webinar

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Our August webinar, Pet, Pain, and CBD: The Many Applications of Cannabinoid Products is coming up this week. Here is some of what you can expect to learn – be sure to tune in on Thursday for the full story. Register here: http://bit.ly/2MRJQbU Six in 10 Cannabis consumers use Cannabis to manage pain. Similarly, pain […]

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California’s Cannabis Industry is Ready to Realize Its Full Potential

BDS Analytics California: Lessons from the World's Largest Cannabis Market

Inspired by the Cannabis Intelligence Briefing Series Report: California: Lessons from the World’s Largest Cannabis Market Analysis of the emerging California adult-use market, detailed in the new Cannabis Intelligence Briefing by Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics: “California: Lessons from the World’s Largest Cannabis Market”, tells the story of the Golden State’s transition from a […]

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BDS Analytics’ Top 5 Cannabis Beverage Facts in 2019

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As cannabis products and delivery systems continue to evolve, infused beverages are rapidly moving to the forefront– most recently marked by the announced partnership between Arizona Beverages and Dixie Brands. As of September 1, 2019, BDS Analytics market data reports 107 beverage brands in the legal dispensary channel (up from 69 in Q2 of 2018) […]

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Top 10 Ways People Are Consuming Cannabis in 2019

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How many products contain cannabis? Hundreds. Flower – of course – and pre-rolls. Vape pens and concentrates like shatter and Live Resin. Creams and massage oils. Chocolate chip cookies, coffee sodas, pills, strawberry taffy, powders for adding to hot tea or cold juice. Companies are rolling out myriad new products in pot-friendly states every week […]

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Gummies Are as Popular as Ever

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Cannabis Ingestibles cover a lot of ground, including everything from pills to slices of pie to bottles of THC-infused cold-brewed coffee. But one style of ingestible dominates the market: the gummy. During the first four months of 2019, 17 of the top 20 selling ingestible products in California, Colorado and Oregon were gummies. During the […]

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