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Pharmaceutical Versus Dispensary Cannabinoids Competition

pharmaceuticals vs dispensaries | BDS Analytics

Epidiolex Approval Queues Up Pharmaceutical Versus Dispensary Cannabinoids Competition Pharmaceutical cannabinoids have been around since the 1980s in synthetic or semi-synthetic form for the treatment of nausea related to cancer, and anorexia related to both cancer and AIDS. The FDA approved GW Pharmaceuticals’ Epidiolex in 2018 marking the first time […]

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Top 10 Trends in Cannabis for 2019 (Mid-Year Update)

Top 10 Trends in Cannabis for 2019 | BDS Analytics

–Updated August 2019– It’s that time where we look ahead into 2019 to establish this year’s cannabis trends. To jump start the process, we dove deep into last year’s retail sales data. Thanks to our GreenEdge™ platform, we have more than a billion transactions, thousands of products, dozens of categories […]

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What Was Hot in Pot in 2018: Top 10 Cannabis Product Trends

Top 10 Cannabis Product Trends of 2018 - BDS Analytics

When Colorado kicked-off legal adult-use cannabis sales in the United States in 2014, unbranded flower fully dominated the marketplace, capturing more than 60 percent of all sales. Concentrates, edibles and topicals were far behind. Five years later, multiple states enjoy legalized adult-use cannabis sales, including the most populous state in […]

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BDS Analytics’ Top 10 Cannabis Market Trends for 2018 (UPDATED 11/16)

BDS Analytics’ Top 10 Cannabis Market Trends for 2018

Make sure to check out our year-end recap of the Top 10 Cannabis Product Trends. Click to read. Legalization changes everything. And in 2018, legalization of cannabis, both for medical and adult-use is playing a huge role in influencing where the industry is headed – with production, with consumption, and […]

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Today’s Edibles Marketplace – Mouth Watering Options Abound

With companies creating everything from sleep-enhancing pills to brownies, butters, carbonated lemon-lime drinks and bags of caramel corn, the edibles marketplace is the most dynamic marketplace within cannabis. It’s not the biggest — that’s flower — nor the fastest-growing – that’s concentrates, but no other large cannabis category competes with […]

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Flower, Where Have You Gone?

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The recently launched industry intelligence publication, The State of Legal Marijuana Markets, 6th Edition, points out in its sweeping analysis of worldwide cannabis markets one trend that is likely to continue — the slow, but inexorable decline of flower’s reign on legal retail. When adult-use sales began in Colorado, on January 1, […]

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What’s Hot in Pot Retail

What's Hot in Pot 2018 - Cannabis Trends

Summer 2018 will bring more than warmer temperatures — the season will also turn up the heat on the cannabis market. As Colorado and Washington enter their fifth summer of legal recreational cannabis sales, and California prepares for its first, it is time to examine What’s Hot in Pot(TM).   […]

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