Top 5 Insights: Independence Day

Independence Day and cannabis go hand-in-hand: “daytime fun” and well as “celebrating special events” are top occasions for cannabis consumption. Cannabis sales spiked in the days surrounding the July 4th holiday in 2019, increasing 31% between July 1-3, and 21% between July 4-6. Although inhalable products – flower and concentrates […]

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BDSA Becomes Official Insights Partner of Business of Cannabis

BOULDER, CO and TORONTO, May 20, 2020 /CNW/ – BDSA (formerly BDS Analytics), the leader in comprehensive, accurate and actionable cannabis market intelligence and consumer research, announced today they have become the Official Insights Partner of Business of Cannabis. Business of Cannabis is the preeminent B2B cannabis media platform in Canada. As the Official Insights Partner, BDSA will provide […]

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A Cannabis Holiday In Question: How Will The COVID-19 Crisis Impact Cannabis Business On 4/20?

The COVID-19 public health crisis reset societies around the globe in just a few short months. With more than 150,000 deaths as of this writing, per the Johns Hopkins coronavirus resource center, no aspect of our lives remains untouched. The Easter and Passover holidays were forced online and over 22 […]

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COVID-19 Impact on U.S. Cannabis Markets

State Status This page will be updated as new information becomes available. As Americans endure another week under the restrictions set by  government bodies as a result of the COVID-19 virus pandemic, many businesses have been forced to address their “essential” status, forcing many to temporarily close or adjust operations. […]

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Will Global Legal Cannabis Spending Exceed $40 Billion by 2024?

Consumer spending on legal cannabis worldwide reached $10.9 billion in 2018. This number is especially significant considering the variables at play: the California market transition from lightly regulated medical-only to fully regulated adult-use; the maturation of first-in, adult-use markets in Colorado and Washington; and the lackluster rollout of legal adult-use […]

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Arizona Cannabis – A Legal Market Like No Other

Arizona Cannabis

Colorado’s regulatory experience with legal cannabis has been ploddingly sensible and ordered — the Centennial State is the Switzerland of weed-friendly jurisdictions. California’s long pot journey — the first in the nation with legal medical cannabis, and now the largest adult-use market in the world — has been more like […]

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When It Comes to Slurping Sativa, Some Like It Hot

When It Comes to Slurping Sativa, Some Like It Hot | BDS Analytics

Who says “cheers” before taking a hit of cannabis? Lovers of pot beverages, that’s who. Sipping – rather than inhaling, chewing or slathering cannabis – remains a relatively niche activity. The cannabis beverage market captured 6 percent of the $543.3 million edibles market in CO, WA, OR and CA between […]

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Potent Changes to California’s Cannabis Laws

With the turn of the new year, California’s cannabis market has undergone massive changes. As adult-use sales for cannabis begin, the industry is transitioning from following loose, unregulated practices to following a strict set of state regulatory demands set by the Bureau of Cannabis Control. So far in BDS Analytics’ […]

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