Industry Trends

Whether it be CBD, vaporizers, or cannabis-infused beverages, there are new marijuana trends emerging within the industry all the time. Knowing the latest trends within the cannabis industry can allow investors to stay ahead of the curve and skate to where the puck is headed. Here, you can find all the latest emergent trends within the cannabis, marijuana, hemp and CBD industries in our Marijuana Industry Trends section.

Big Pharma has a Big Advantage in the Global Marijuana Game

PHOTO Stock CatalogIf you are a company, and you are big, the likelihood that you have already been bigly into marijuana for quite some time is very good.This is true for Big Pharm...

2018 – The Rollout of Legalisation in Canada

(Jesse Miln for Leafly)With the federal government fulfilling a campaign promise to legalize and regulate the cannabis market, it is not an exaggeration to call 2018 the most impor...

Now for the Hard Part: Getting Californians to Buy Legal Weed

SAN FRANCISCO — A billion dollars of tax revenue, the taming of the black market, the convenience of retail cannabis stores throughout the state — these were some of the promis...

Counting Down the Top 5 Trending Cannabis Strains of 2018

This past year was a great year for cannabis. The popular strains and flavors that proliferated over the last 12 months offer such a variety that you can't help but want to try the...

South Africa's Dagga Couple Remind Us What's Important About Cannabis

Remember the days when cannabis wasn't about stock shares?The Dagga Couple (John Veit)Myrtle Clarke and Julian Stobbs' home was raided by South African police in 2010. They were ch...

5 Ways the Cannabis Industry Has Matured

The legal cannabis industry has seen tremendous growth over the past few years, and it continues to improve each day. And with legality comes maturity—today's world of weed is a ...

CBD rises in popularity for pain treatment

You can sum up the latest "it" drug with three letters.CBD.You can find it in oils, tinctures, creams and gels. It's even in gummies. Your Facebook feed is probably filled with tes...

Federal bill H.R. 420 may change the political course of cannabis in the United States

420 is no longer code for cannabis consumption; it's now the reserved number for a bill that could change federal cannabis law, if it passes, that is.H.R. 420, a bill filed on Janu...

Canadian Cannabis Industry Execs Warn Weed Shortage Could Last Three Years

Canadian cannabis industry executives are warning that product shortages in the country could take as long as three years to alleviate. Some insiders believe that cannabis producti...

5 Cannabis Breeders Who Changed the Game

Cannabis—like asparagus, dates, mulberry, ginkgo, persimmons, and spinach—is a dioecious species, meaning that the male and female reproductive structures involved in propagati...