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North American Cannabis Market 2018-2026: New Markets, Competitors and Opportunities - A $95 Billion Opportunity by 2026


North American Cannabis Market 2018-2026: New Markets, Competitors and Opportunities - A $95 Billion Opportunity by 2026

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The legal Cannabis revolution is only beginning. The 80+ years prohibition against its use is now ending and the tides are clearly turning. Despite being illegal for so long, more than 37 million people in the U.S. and millions more in Canada use Cannabis, both legally and illicitly. As a result, the market for Cannabis in North America already is large and growing quickly. In 2018, more than $41 billion will be sold and by 2026 that figure will rise to $95 billion.

The Cannabis revolution offers new hope for many medical problems, a substitute for alcohol and tobacco, and unrivaled investment opportunities for individuals and companies wanting participation in this emerging market.

This report is focused on the U.S. and Canada (North America) markets for Cannabis, both legal and illicit.

Specifically, this report covers:

  • North America Cannabis industry including market size and growth, price trends and competitive environment including the black market.
  • United States Cannabis market size and growth, regulation issues, market drivers, transition from illicit to legal, prices, user base, incidence of use, tax incentives, legal risks, financing issues, state metrics and characteristics, branding, derivative products, threats/opportunities to other industries.
  • Canada Cannabis industry including market size and growth, country metrics, regulation issues, comparisons with Colorado and California, black market, prices, market potential, production capacity, supply concerns, opportunities beyond cultivation, competitive environment.
  • Selected company profiles detailing product offerings, brands, facilities, operations, sales, distribution, prices, JVs, exports, expansion plans, yields, costs, patients, M&A activity, competitive advantages, strategies.

Companies Featured

  • ABcann Global Corporation
  • Aphria Inc
  • Aurora Cannabis Inc.
  • CannaRoyalty Corp
  • Canopy Growth Corp.
  • Cronos Group Inc.
  • MedReleaf Corp.
  • The Hydropothecary Corporation

Key Topics Covered

1. Executive Summary

2. Introduction
Report Objectives
Methodology and Sources
Statistical Notes

3. North America Cannabis Market
U.S. and Canada Market
Cannabis Is a Commodity
Price by Where Grown
Price Deflation Drivers
Competitive Environment
Black Market

4. United States Cannabis Industry
What Is Cannabis
Prohibition Ending
Key Takeaways
Primed for a 6X Increase
Legitimate Industry Seeing Growing Investments
Impact on Alcohol and Tobacco
Regulation Key Gating Factor
Health Care Long-Term Opportunity
Life Science Tools Opportunity
Market Drivers
Cannabis Legalization in the United States
Sales by State
Schedule I Classification Continues to Weigh on the U.S. Industry
Legal Markets Complications
Popular Support
Transitioning from the Illicit Market
Highly Engaged User Base
Incidence Continues to Grow
User Base Growing
Growing Per Capita Spend
Tax Incentives
$50 Billion Industry
Opportunities for Industry Growth
Migrate Illicit Market
Expand Addressable Market
Incidence and Users Increasing
Federal Schedule I Classification
Sessions Memorandum
Marijuana Cases Drop Sharply
State Level Regulation to Drive Feds
Unfavorable Federal Tax Rules
Repatriation of Profits
Scale Prohibitions
U.S. Partnerships in Canada
Selected U.S. States
State Metrics and Characteristics
Estimated Market Size
State Metrics and Characteristics
Estimated Market Size
Washington State
State Metrics and Characteristics
Assets Become More Specialized
Cannabis as an Ingredient
Branding Cannabis
New Ways for Consuming
Derivative Categories
Cannabis as a Threat and Opportunity
Alcohol and Tobacco
Hemp and CBD Based Products

5. Canada Cannabis Industry
Key Takeaways
Country Metrics
Market Size
Canada Compared to Colorado
Canada Compared to California
Canada Black Market
Canada Incidence of Use
Cannabis Act Bill
Edibles and Concentrates
Initial Sales Levels May Be Slower Than Expected
Illicit Market Exceeds Legal
Short- and Long-Term Market Potential
Production Capacity
Supply Concerns
Opportunities Beyond Cultivation
Value-Added Processing/Branded Products
Global Export Markets
Competitive Environment
Long-Term Value
Ready to Sell Product
Expected Supply Shortfall

6. Company Profiles
ABcann Global Corporation
(Company Overview, Vanluven Facility, Kimmett Expansion, Production Capacity, Products/Brands, Dried Cannabis, Exceptional Yields, Sales/Distribution, Export Markets, Market Strategy, Product Development, R&D, Patients, Cost Per Gram, Costs for Expansion, Advisory Board, Share Structure, Revenue Forecast, Financials)
Aphria Inc.
(Company Overview, Products, Facilities, Major Greenhouses, Increasing Capacity, Recreational Agreements, Wholesale Agreements, Oil Processing, Exports, International May Disappoint, Medical Market, ACMPR, Line Expansions, Second Largest LP, Cash Costs, Expansion Plans, Partners, Double Diamond JV, Inexpensive New Capacity, Big Winner, Shakeout Coming, Financials)
Aurora Cannabis Inc.
(Company Overview, Facilities, Domestic Expansion, Major Greenhouses, CanniMed Acquistion, Products/Brands, Dried Cannabis, Cannabis Oils, Partnership with Radient Technologies, Hemp Acquisition, Superior Breeding Technology, Superior Strains, Low-Cost Advantages, First Mobile App, Same Day Delivery, International Expansion, Vape Partnership, Choom Holdings, Anandia Laboratories, Capcium Inc., Aurora EV, Upside Case, Base Case, Downside Case)
CannaRoyalty Corp
(Company Overview, River Wellness, CR Holdings, Trichome, Available Market, Competitive Environment, Distribution Companies, Brands, Vape Pens, Ultra-Premium Products, Edibles, Consumer Choices, Leverage, California Strategy, Kaya Management, Alta Supply Inc., Financials)
Canopy Growth Corp.
(Company Overview, Products, Brand Strategy, Domestic Expansion, Timeline, International Expansion, Germany, Australia, Denmark, Jamaica, International Risks, Financials)
Cronos Group Inc.
(Company Overview, Brands, Peace Naturals, Original BC, Whistler Medical Marijuana, Israel JV, Platform for Growth, Distribution Opportunities, Israel Like Canada, Further Expansion, Israeli Medical Cannabis Market, Regulatory Changes, Export Markets, Financials)
MedReleaf Corp.
(Company Overview, Facilities, Markham Facility, Bradford Facility, Capacity Expansion, Exeter Facility, Positive Impact, Retrofit Costs, Competitive Advantage, Products/Brands, Cannabis Oils, Cannabis Oil Capsules, Tikun Olam JV, ISO Certification, Analytical Approach, Superior Yields, Sales/Distribution, Export Markets, Veterans Affairs, Marijuana and PTSD, Third-Party Insurance, Financials)
The Hydropothecary Corporation
(Company Overview, Premium Product, VAC Impact, Facilities Expansion, Expansion CAPEX, Strong Product Innovation. Decarb, Elixir No.1, Cannabis Awards, Structured Innovation, Top-Tier Producer, Strong Growth Profile, Competitive Advantages in Quebec, Quebec Recreational Market, Quebec Supply Partner)

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