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About New Frontier Data: New Frontier Data provides comprehensive data to benefit an entire community. Their independent, technology-driven data analytics lead the forefront of the industry in understanding the rapidly evolving trends and opportunities in the cannabis landscape. From a state’s outlook to the entire international market, their agile data development tracks trends at various scales.

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  • California Cultivation and Manufacturing Licenses February 18, 2018
      So far, cultivation licenses are primarily concentrated in Northern California, with the top five producing counties (Humboldt, Santa Barbara, Mendocino, Monterey, and Calaveras) accounting for 74% of 1,256 cultivation licenses issued; Humboldt County alone hosts 20% of that total. Yet, the licenses issued up to now fall far below the tens of thousands of […]
    Bertie Song
  • Lessons from California, Part 2: Licensing and Compliance Issues February 18, 2018
    By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data [Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part blog series about the first month of California’s legalized adult-use cannabis market.] Having addressed issues for retailers in California’s new adult use market,  now we recognize the haphazard dance between state regulators and their would-be suitors for […]
    Bertie Song
  • Businesses and Individuals are asking, “What does the New Tax Law mean to me?” February 11, 2018
    By Mary Amato, CPA, Partner We have not seen a reform to the tax code as sweeping as the TCJA (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017) since 1986.  As with the reform then, there are sure to be technical corrections to the new law and interpretive guidance to be issued by the Internal Revenue […]
    Bertie Song
  • Taxes & Fees Increase for California Cannabis February 11, 2018
      When California opened its legalized adult-use market on January 1, some consumers were met with sticker shock. With new state and municipal taxes and fees being levied under the program, some Sonoma County consumers found themselves paying up to 42% more for products in 2018. In one example, 1/8 of an ounce of flower […]
    Bertie Song
  • In California’s First Month, Cannabis Selling Like ‘French Fries’ February 11, 2018
    By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data [Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part blog series about the first month of California’s legalized adult-use cannabis market.] January 1 represented a watershed for cannabis reform in the United States, as California (the country’s most populous state, representing the world’s sixth-largest economy) opened […]
    Bertie Song
  • New Frontier Data Acquires Hemp Business Journal February 7, 2018
    February 7, 2018 Washington – New Frontier Data, the leading provider of data, analytics and business intelligence in the cannabis industry, has acquired Hemp Business Journal, the trusted source for hemp data, market research and business intelligence for the Global Industrial Hemp and CBD industry. “As legalization has expanded across the country, much of the focus has been on the medical […]
    Bertie Song
  • Uh-Oregon: A Cautionary Reminder About Rushing Out West February 4, 2018
    By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor for New Frontier Data As the cannabis industry makes its first, long-anticipated forays into completely open Pacific Coast legalized markets, the initial lessons of 2018 are being observed just months before the entire northern U.S. border feels the effects of Canada’s nationwide adult-use programs opening come July. One such example […]
    Bertie Song
  • Oregon Product Sales Trends February 4, 2018
      Oregon’s cannabis sales trends reflect a significant relative decline in demand for flower and pre-rolls, whereas concentrates/extracts have seen strong growth. From December 2016 to December 2017, market share for flowers dropped from 71% to 59% (minus 12%). During the same year-to-year period, demand for concentrates and extracts rose from 18% to 29% (plus […]
    Bertie Song
  • Increase in U.S. Cannabis Consumption Rate January 28, 2018
      Since 2011, more than 7.5 million adults have joined the ranks of now 22.4 million regular cannabis users. New Frontier Data’s research suggests that the increase reflects a shift: Infrequent users are consuming more regularly, rather than new consumers suddenly becoming regular users. The growing base of regular consumers highlights the need to understand […]
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  • Know the Risks: Valuations in the Cannabis Marketplace January 28, 2018
    By Andrew Lines, MAI, Principal Valuations within the growing cannabis industry don’t always seem to be consistent with operator or investor expectations; this can be due to lack of available transaction data, or misinterpretation of perceived risks – CohnReznick’s Valuation Advisory group can help identify how these risks should be quantified. With regards to Real […]
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