While Germany is on track to become one of the largest federally legal medical marijuana markets in the world, a lack of publicly available data on consumption makes it difficult for companies to assess the actual market opportunities. Unlike Health Canada, German authorities don’t publish centralized statistical information of the number of patients or amount […]Read More
This has the possibility to be another banner year for the cannabis legalization movement, with up to six states potentially legalizing some form of cannabis by the end of 2018. Vermont and Oklahoma already passed legalization measures earlier in the year, for recreational and medical marijuana, respectively. Meanwhile, advocates in Missouri and Utah gathered enough […]Read More
This weekly series from Marijuana Business Daily and Viridian Capital Advisors provides the latest data on cannabis investment activity and M&A, along with key takeaways, analysis and trends based on recent market moves. The data below, provided by Viridian Capital Advisors, is through the week ended Sept. 14, 2018. Capital raises key takeaways: Multistate cannabis retailer Have a […]Read More
Alaska’s summer tourism season has produced the strongest months on record for wholesale marijuana sales, but MJ businesses are still adapting to the cyclical nature of the state’s adult-use market. The state’s cultivators sold nearly 2,500 pounds of flower and trim to retailers and infused product manufacturers in July – an increase of 7% from […]Read More
This is the first installment of a new weekly series from Marijuana Business Daily and Viridian Capital Advisors. Each week, we will provide you with the latest data on cannabis investment activity and M&A, along with key takeaways, analysis and trends based on recent market moves. The data below, provided by Viridian Capital Advisors, is through the week […]Read More
Businesses that provide seed-to-sale tracking systems to the marijuana industry operate in an intensely competitive environment, but one company appears to be pulling away from the pack with its recent contract victories.
Franwell – the Florida manufacturer of the regulatory compliance system known as Metrc – has won contracts with more than half the markets that require cannabis businesses to use a specific seed-to-sale traceability system.Read More
A record number of U.S.-based marijuana companies are turning to Canada to fund aggressive expansion in the United States and globally. The companies, which face investment constraints in the United States, are being lured by Canada’s cannabis-friendly capital markets and a growing appetite among international investors for American MJ assets. So far this year, 17 […]Read More
The number of licensed recreational cannabis stores in California is far short of what’s needed to adequately supply the market, as licensing logjams at the local level constrain establishment of operations in large portions of the state.
It’s yet another issue hampering the rollout of California’s recreational marijuana industry, which has experienced lower-than-expected tax revenue and a flourishing black market.Read More
With cannabis legalization around the corner in Canada, more companies than ever are lining up to be licensed producers (LPs).
On top of the 115 companies that have already been granted licenses, 588 applicants were waiting in the LP pipeline as of early August, according to data provided by Health Canada.Read More
The number of medical marijuana patients in Canada skyrocketed in recent months, and patterns of consumption are evolving as the market grows. The latest data from Health Canada shows patient counts in the country reached nearly 300,000 in March, up from 175,000 in April 2017 – a 70% increase. Further data from the government – […]Read More
Colorado’s retail marijuana sector has seen more consolidation as it’s matured, but relative to more established industries, it remains a highly competitive and open market. It’s a reminder that the dust has yet to settle in the nation’s most developed legal marijuana market – and there will likely be far more consolidation in the years ahead. […]Read More
New York’s medical marijuana program is adding patients at a speedy clip, and the recent approval of MMJ as an alternative to opioids has the potential to give sales in the state a substantial boost. Over the past 12 months, nearly 37,000 patients were added to New York’s MMJ program, a 128% increase. The gains […]Read More
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