A new report on the cannabis industry has identified several emerging trends as more states boldly ignore the federal government and push forward with legalization. Massachusetts is the most recent state to begin establishing a legal market for adult use marijuana. Governor Charlie Baker, who was not on board with legalization, finally capitulated to the will of the voters and has agreed to sign on the new regulations.
The report from Salar Media Group and Civilized Media Group identified five key trends that have evolved from the industry and what they mean for future markets. The first and most important is that cannabis legalization has pushed the frontiers of science. The report noted that as of 2015, there are roughly 22,000 published studies on cannabis. Last year, the