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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 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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By the time it drew to a close, California’s first year of legal adult-use cannabis had matured into an industry behemoth. With $2.51 billion in sales during 2018 alone, California is the leading state in the nation, by far, for cannabis sales, eclipsing No. 2 Colorado by 60 percent. It didn’t kick-off the year with…

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Top 10 Trends in Cannabis for 2019 | BDS Analytics

–Updated August 2019– It’s that time where we look ahead into 2019 to establish this year’s cannabis trends. To jump start the process, we dove deep into last year’s retail sales data. Thanks to our GreenEdge™ platform, we have more than a billion transactions, thousands of products, dozens of categories and much more to examine.…

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With companies creating everything from sleep-enhancing pills to brownies, butters, carbonated lemon-lime drinks and bags of caramel corn, the edibles marketplace is the most dynamic marketplace within cannabis. It’s not the biggest — that’s flower — nor the fastest-growing – that’s concentrates, but no other large cannabis category competes with edibles’ range of product diversity.…

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Tale of the Tape: CO vs. CA | BDS Analytics

A heavyweight battle. January-June, 2018. Two superstars itching to jump into the preverbal cannabis ring. But first, we need to size up our competitors. Were the battle based entirely on brawn, the fight would end before it began. California today is the largest market in the world for legal cannabis sales, and no jurisdiction on…

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What's Hot in Pot 2018 - Cannabis Trends

Summer 2018 will bring more than warmer temperatures — the season will also turn up the heat on the cannabis market. As Colorado and Washington enter their fifth summer of legal recreational cannabis sales, and California prepares for its first, it is time to examine What’s Hot in Pot(TM).   Let’s consider what already is…

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Cannabis Pot of Gold

California’s Race to the Pot of Green Gold The world’s biggest legal cannabis marketplace opened for business on January 1 of this year, giving everybody 21 or older the opportunity to buy eighths of OG Kush, vapes, taffy and an extravagant array of other marijuana products.   Many Californians already had been enjoying legal cannabis,…

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California Out Of The (Golden) Gate: A Green Tide | BDS Analytics

The path towards California’s cannabis pot of gold may be lined in green — moolah and ganja. But the legal commercial ferment could even be more effervescent – the pot of gold that much heavier – if not for regulations and taxes. That’s the conclusion of California: The Golden Opportunity?, a close analysis of the…

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