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March 25, 2018

Wholesale Flower Prices Continue to Fall

  • Wholesale prices in maturing U.S. adult-use cannabis markets keep declining, with the Average Market Rate (AMR) in Colorado falling to $1,012, half that of 2014’s market launch.
  • AMR, which sets growers’ excise tax liability, varies across markets: In Nevada, the average flower rate is $2,268, more than 2x that of Colorado’s, while other markets see flower rates priced between $700 and $900 per pound (and falling).
  • Variability in average wholesale prices reflects different states’ regulatory structures and the respective stage of each market’s maturation.
  • Such sustained pressures keep fueling three key trends: investment in innovation, operational reorganization to optimize efficiency, and acquisition and consolidation.

Free Resource:

Cannabis in the U.S. Economy: 2018 Edition
Based on the new tax law passed in December 2017, this report examines three aspects of what full legalization would look like in contrast to the current, state-by-state patchwork of legalized environments, and the anticipated impacts which full nationwide legalization would hold for the U.S. Treasury.

These three aspects include:
  • Federal business taxes on cannabis businesses,
  • Federal payroll withholdings
  • Revenue generated from a national cannabis sales tax of 15%.

The report compares revenues that would be generated under the current state of legalization (forecast over 2017–2025) and a theoretical model of national legalization over the same period, assessing the impact on U.S. Treasury revenue and job creation in the industry.  
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The Impact of Regulations on Price

By Yona Torres ,
Contributing Editor, New Frontier Data
In the 16 months since California legalized marijuana, cannabis prices in some California market sectors have plummeted 75%, according to the Washington Post . This steep decline, paralleled in Colorado, Oregon and Washington, is a product of the number of newly-licensed cultivators and the regulations that guide them...
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Planning for the Coming Consolidation in the Cannabis Industry

By Michael Harlow, CPA & Partner 
In today’s Cannabis marketplace, we continue to hear one overarching theme. The industry buzz on everyone’s lips is about “the future consolidation of the industry...
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According to a report by marijuana analytic group New Frontier, legalizing cannabis on the federal level would create 654,000 jobs in the immediate future and one million jobs by 2025. The move would also result in $105.6 billion in revenue between now and 2025. These are incredible numbers and as Forbes reported, “It’s clear that marijuana legalization can be a boon to local economies with robust regulatory regimes in place...”

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How marijuana entrepreneurs can outsmart black-market competitors

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Legalising drugs: the pros and cons

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Hemp products now kosher, thanks to Kentucky company

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Learn details of the global hemp seeds industry

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