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Ask Our Experts 08/30/2018

  Q: What will happen in the market with the new federal legalization of industrial hemp? First, it is important to clarify the question. There is no “new federal legalization” of industrial hemp per se, but rather measures to broaden industrial hemp’s accessibility to interested states and federal agencies. It is currently legal to grow […]
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Growth Strategy for the Green Ocean

Setting a new path for market entry into the cannabis industry Cannabis operators who want to shape the future of legal consumption in the United States want to create innovative new products, reach broad new customer sets, and promote positive uses for cannabis to meet the $80 billion market opportunity the industry is chasing. While cannabis […]
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Can Cannabis Offer Remedy to Chronic Economic Woes Among Native American Communities?

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data To read or hear the headlines through mainstream media these days, one thing that most Americans can agree on is that the U.S. economy is experiencing its best shape in decades. Hiring is robust with low unemployment, households and businesses are feeling optimistic, and stocks in […]
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Potential Cannabis Job Creation for Native American Workers

  Native American unemployment rates are the highest among identified U.S. racial groups. At 8.5%, the Native American unemployment rate was more than twice that among whites (3.7%) and nearly double the 2017 U.S. average (4.4%) overall. Some tribes face chronic, systemic unemployment rates beyond 50%. Cannabis jobs on Native lands would be similar in […]
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Natural and Specialty Retail Hemp-Derived CBD Sales Projected to Grow by More Than 600% by 2022

By: William Sumner One of the fastest growing markets in the United States is the cannabidiol (CBD) industry. From joint pain to skincare, Americans are using CBD to help treat everyday maladies. Natural products and specialty retailers are reaping the rewards of this increased interest. By 2022, the Hemp Business Journal estimates that hemp-based CBD […]
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Ask Our Experts 08/26/2018

  Q: I’m curious which population segments are increasing their use of cannabis? Where is the growth?   Overall, the rates of cannabis use in the U.S. have increased significantly in the past few years.  Since 2009, the number of adults (18+) who report using cannabis in the past month – a proxy measure of […]
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Cannabis Potential $5 Billion Economic Impact onto North American Tribal Communities

August 23, 2018 Washington – – New Frontier Data, the global authority in data, analytics and business intelligence has released its latest report Cannabis and Native Populations: Potential Impact on North American Tribal Communities.The report examines the potential impact of legal cannabis on the economies of tribal communities across North America. Findings include how the […]
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How to Avoid Investor Disconnect

By Jeffrey E. Finkle I recently was asked to judge a pitching competition for CannInvest NJ. The format was familiar, each participant was given eight minutes to pitch their business idea to a panel of judges and an audience of on-lookers. The judges gave feedback and voted to determine a winner. Most of the presentations […]
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Canadian Cannabis Investor Never Bargained for Surprise Lifetime U.S. Ban

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data   Just as investors on both sides of the U.S.-Canadian border look to involve themselves in a nascent legal cannabis industry heating up throughout North America, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection has cast a chill by threatening Canadian investors with lifetime visitation bans to their […]
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Ask Our Experts 08/12/2018

  Q: What is the best way to determine which states’ licenses have the highest value?   Perhaps the most decisive factors in determining which states have the highest-valued licenses are 1) licensing limits; and 2) vertical integration regulations. By and large, states without licensing limits and with individually licensed market segments (cultivation, retail, manufacturing, […]
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