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Medical Marijuana Growing in the US: Market Research Report

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Medical Marijuana Growing Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Prescription Drugs | May 2014

New highs: An aging population and loosening regulation will boost grower revenue

The Medical Marijuana Growing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 09-14
16.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
1,654,741
Businesses
1,423,077
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2014, the Medical Marijuana Growing industry has experienced a surge in industry revenue thanks to favorable legislation toward growing and distributing cannabis for medical purposes. Furthermore, consumer trends toward legitimizing the use alternative medical treatments such as cannabis has also boosted demand for industry products. While regulation for the industry remains vague and often contentious, growing demand for the industry's products is expected to continue over the five years to 2019.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Only 21 states and the District of Columbia have laws permitting the use of medical marijuana. The vast majority of industry establishments are concentrated in the West and Rocky Mountains, where there has been extensive marijuana legislation over the past decade. Together, California and Colorado alone are home to an estimated 64.3% of industry establishments and nearly 96.0% of industry revenue. Colorado is the only state where for-profit medical marijuana businesses are legalized, which has provided an incentive for individuals to open businesses there. California only allows nonprofit collectives to provide marijuana for its members, but the state's high population and long history of legalization has contributed to a high concentration of industry establishments... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Medical Marijuana Growing Industry?

This industry’s establishments grow marijuana for medical use. Most operators are nonprofit collectives that provide medical marijuana to other collective members. Transactions are typically conducted on a donation basis because the sale and distribution of marijuana is illegal in most states that permit medical marijuana.

Industry Products
Indica marijuana productsSativa marijuana products
 
Industry Activities
Growing marijuana for medical use


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