Nevada and cannabis

The Nevada cannabis market is unique among states with legal recreational cannabis regimes. The role of tourism plays a big role in shaping retail trends. The concentration of sales in urban centers stands apart. And the state’s regulatory framework offers benefits and challenges for cannabis companies and investors. Since July of 2017, when adult-use 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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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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It Might Not Get You Buzzed On Its Own, But Consumers are High on CBD | BDS Analytics

  Prior to waves of cannabis legalization in different states, few people knew a thing about CBD. An acronym for Central Business District, or Convention on Biological Diversity? But now stores line shelves with CBD, online shops ship bottles of it around the world, and CBD gets featured in the mainstream press. The natural compound,…

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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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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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Original article from Forbes by Debra Borchardt | Jan. 3, 2017 North American marijuana sales grew by an unprecedented 30% in 2016 to $6.7 billion as the legal market expands in the U.S. and Canada according to a new report by Arcview Market Research. U.S. sales alone were $5.86 billion. North American sales are projected…

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