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 Products Chapter
Products and Services are segmented by the two strains of medical marijuana that are primarily used in the United States.
Indica marijuana can be used to treat anxiety, chronic pain, insomnia and muscle spasms. In general, indica provides more physical relaxation in comparison to the second strain, sativa. Common indica strains include White Berry, Blueberry and Northern Lights. Some patients also use indica as a sleep aid because it can cause sleepiness. Over the past five years, demand for indica was relatively stable because it treats a wide range of illnesses. In 2014, indica is expected to generate 56.1% of industry revenue... purchase to read more