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Extracts & Edibles Take Over the WA Market
December 2, 2015

New Frontier In the News
Why you should take marijuana more seriously
In the District alone, it’s expected to explode into a $120 million industry in four short years, say experts from D.C. based New Frontier Financials, which produces financial reports analyzing the marijuana market. And the region can look westward to a thriving market in Washington state and Colorado, where the marijuana industry employs nearly 16,000, raised $6 million for government coffers and is slated to top the billion-dollar mark by 2020.

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Industry News Highlights
Could Philly Become the Next Cannabis Capital?
With the cannabis industry booming in states like Colorado, Washington and California, it may be surprising that a new startup has decided to take root in Philadelphia. While marijuana laws are certainly more relaxed in the city thanks to legislation decriminalizing small amounts of weed, Pennsylvania is hardly a bastion of progressive thought when it comes to marijuana legislation. But that could change with the introduction of Greenhouse Ventures’ first Demo Day on Dec. 5. 

Read the full article here. 
What is 'Skunk-Like' Cannabis? Highly potent Marijuana Could Damage White Matter in Brain
Judging by all the studies that have been conducted in hopes of understanding marijuana’s effect on the brain, the verdict is still out. While some evidence has shown long-term marijuana use can lead to decreased cognition, poor attention, loss of memory, and decreased IQ, others have shown that marijuana is much less damaging on the brain than alcohol.
Read the full article here.
Marijuana Legalization 2015: Major Pot Activist Quits Marijuana Policy Project, Says Industry is Taking Over Movement
One of the most telling developments didn’t capture any headlines. That was the announcement that Dan Riffle, federal policy director for the powerful national advocacy group Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) and one of the most outspoken advocates of cannabis legalization, was quitting his job. 
As Riffle noted in an email to colleagues in early November, the "industry is taking over the legalization movement and I’m not interested in the industry.” That same day, MPP announced a new political campaign funded by marijuana industry revenues.
Read the full article here.
Happy Holidays from New Frontier
New Frontier's last weekly newsletter for 2015 will come out next week. Our offices will be closed the last two weeks of the year, so the team can recharge and take 2016 by the reins.
From our team to yours, have a wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year!
The New Frontier team celebrated its first year together at our holiday party and thanked our family and friends for their continued support. We also had the chance to congratulate Dr. Joseph Romm, one of our advisors, on his new book, Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know.  It was a great end of the year event and fun was had by all.  Thank you to everyone for their hard work and a great year.
Upcoming Events
December 3rd Signature Networking Event Speaker 
Giadha Aguirre DeCarcer is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Frontier Financial Group Inc., a cutting edge firm providing authoritative and actionable data intelligence in the cannabis business industry. Giadha is going to discuss current cannabis business trends and her experience empowering women entrepreneurs throughout her colorful and impressive career on December 3rd.

To find out more information about Giadha and our December event, click on the button below.  
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Everyone's Favorite Stocking Stuffer
State of Legal Marijuana Markets Report!

The new State of Legal Marijuana Marijuana report will include topics such as:

  • National and state-level market sizing
  • Market growth projections
  • Legal and regulatory frameworks
  • Product and industry trends
  • Investment assessments and financial analysis

The report will go on sale winter of 2016. Don't miss out on your opportunity to take advantage of our pre-sales discount. Click below to save now!

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