Top 10 Cannabis Product Trends of 2018 - BDS Analytics

When Colorado kicked-off legal adult-use cannabis sales in the United States in 2014, unbranded flower fully dominated the marketplace, capturing more than 60 percent of all sales. Concentrates, edibles and topicals were far behind. Five years later, multiple states enjoy legalized adult-use cannabis sales, including the most populous state in the country, California. And the…

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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Cannabis Consumers Are Happy Campers Cannabis Wellness Trends™ Public support for cannabis legalization is stronger today than ever before, yet the “stoner” stereotype — apathetic, unsuccessful, flaky — persists. But not, we believe, for much longer. Cannabis consumers, it turns out, are among the most well-adjusted and successful of American adults, based…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Cannabis Consumers Are Happy Campers Cannabis Wellness Trends™ Public support for cannabis legalization is stronger today than ever before, yet the “stoner” stereotype — apathetic, unsuccessful, flaky — persists. But not, we believe, for much longer. Cannabis consumers, it turns out, are among the most well-adjusted and successful of American adults, based…

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We saw it last year for our big national holiday, and it visits us again (to a lesser extent) this year: 4/20 falls in the middle of the week (on Thursday). Sales on 4/20 itself, of course, are a big deal to the industry — last year Colorado consumers spent $7.47 million on 4/20, making…

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Among Colorado, Washington and Oregon, edibles ranked #3 in terms of market share of dollars sold during 2016, capturing 12 percent ($269.8 million) of the $2.33 billion cannabis market. Flower leads with 58 percent of the market, followed by concentrates at 20 percent. When it comes to edibles, consumers in different states are not uniformly…

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  Sales of topical cannabis products grew rapidly in Colorado, Washington and Oregon during 2016, rising from $14.42 million in 2015 to $26.39 million last year. That year-to-year 83 percent boost in dollar sales is impressive, although the topicals market remains a relatively small slice of the $2.33 billion cannabis pie (mmm … cannabis pie).…

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During January of 2016, vape pens were on a healthy roll in Colorado. Sales had more than doubled compared to January of 2015, rising from $1.93 million during the month in 2015 to $5 million a year later. During the same period, the market share for vape pens had ballooned from 16 percent to 25 percent.…

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By Doug Brown | March 10, 2017 Move over, Blue Dream. A new strain is muscling into your territory on the dispensary shelf. Ever since BDS Analytics began collecting strain data from dispensaries, one strain has ruled over the thousands in the BDS Analytics database: the sativa hybrid Blue Dream. With the exception of the…

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