Legal Marijuana Market (Medical & Recreational) With Focus On US & Canada: Industry Analysis (2016-2020)


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Cannabis, also known as marijuana, belongs to a family of plants called Cannabaceae. There are over 700 varieties of cannabis, which have been described till date. Based on characteristics such as shape, color, height, smell, it is usually recognized by two main types: Cannabis Sativa, which originated in the Western hemisphere and Cannabis Indica, which originated in Central and South Asia.

The report “Marijuana Market” provides an in-depth analysis of the US and Canada market on the basis of its segments. The major trends, growth drivers as well as issues being faced by the industry are being presented in this report. The key players in the industry, American Cannabis Company, mCig, Inc., GreenGro Technologies, Inc. and Mentor Capital Inc. are being profiled.

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The key factors driving the growth of the marijuana/cannabis market are technological advancement, premium pricing due to high energy consumption in marijuana production, rising social acceptance of marijuana and growing business opportunities, increasing business sophistication, large base of potential cannabis consumers, medical cannabis on the rise, growing popular support in cannabis market and the growth of the vaporizer industry. Some of the noteworthy trends and developments of this industry are national expansion & brand growth, emergence of large grow, banking & financial services, cannabis as healthcare treatment and innovative product development. However, the expansion of marijuana/cannabis market is hindered by legal issues.

In addition to the legalization of medical marijuana, there are states which have also legalized the recreational use of this drug for adults who are 21 years old or older. So far, four states as well as the District of Columbia have legalized recreational marijuana use, and 23 states allow marijuana use for medical purposes. These changes in state laws have helped the growth of the cannabis industry. The new and revised laws show that people are finally starting to realize that this drug can have legitimate uses.

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Table of Content

1. Marijuana Market Overview

1.1 Cannabis Ingestion Methods

1.2 Uses of Marijuana/Cannabis

1.3 Medical Indications and Benefits

1.4 Adverse Effects of Marijuana/Cannabis

1.5 Overview of Marijuana Legalization Models

1.6 Overview of Cannabis Testing Technologies

2. Marijuana Market Analysis

2.1 The US

2.1.1 The US Legal Marijuana Market Forecast by Value

2.1.2 The US Legal Marijuana Market Forecast – Medical and Recreational

2.1.3 The US Cannabis Industry – Total Economic Impact Forecast

2.1.4 The US Prevalence Rate of Marijuana by Age Group

2.1.5 The US Prevalence Rate of Marijuana by Gender

2.1.6 The US Prevalence Rate of Marijuana by Race

2.1.7 The US Prevalence Rate of Marijuana by Region

2.1.8 The US Medical Marijuana Patient Breakdown by Medical Condition

2.1.9 California Medical Marijuana Sales

2.1.10 California Medical Marijuana Sales Forecast

2.1.11 California Marijuana Prevalence by Age Group

2.1.12 Colorado Marijuana Market by Type

2.2 Canada

2.2.1 Canada Medical Marijuana Market Forecast by Value

2.2.2 Canada Medical Marijuana Market Forecast by Type

2.2.3 Global All-Terrain Vehicles Unit Sales

3. Market Dynamics

3.1 Growth Drivers

3.1.1 Technological Advancement

3.1.2 Premium Pricing Due to High Energy Consumption in Marijuana Production

3.1.3 Rising Social Acceptance of Marijuana and Growing Business Opportunities

3.1.4 Increasing Business Sophistication

3.1.5 Large Base of Potential Cannabis Consumers

3.1.6 Medical Cannabis on the Rise

3.1.7 Growing Popular Support in Cannabis Market

3.1.8 The Growth of the Vaporizer Industry

3.2 Market Trends

3.2.1 National Expansion & Brand Growth

3.2.2 Emergence of Large Grows

3.2.3 Banking & Financial Services

3.2.4 Cannabis as Healthcare Treatment

3.2.5 Innovative Product Development

3.3 Challenges

3.3.1 Legal Issues

3.3.2 Use of Pesticides

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