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Cannacurio #92: When & Where Will New Cannabis Licenses Drop?

Cannacurio #92: When & Where Will New Cannabis Licenses Drop?

Since we founded Cannabiz Media, we have often looked back to report on the licenses that had been issued by state, activity and status. In this post we are taking a look forward at jurisdictions that will “likely” be issuing tranches of new licenses in the coming year.

Cannacurio #90: 2023 Yearly Round-Up

Cannacurio #90: 2023 Yearly Round-Up

2023 was a unique year for cannabis licensing. The industry contraction continued with license counts dropping, fewer new licenses being issued, and Oklahoma’s moratorium finally taking effect. In this post, we compare key figures of 2023 with past years.

Cannacurio #88: Cultivation 2023 Year-End Leaderboard

Cannacurio #88: Cultivation 2023 Year-End Leaderboard

Following up on our recent review of dispensaries and retailers, we now delve into cultivation licenses. These “census” snapshots are derived from our Cannabiz Business Intelligence platform where we track new license issuance and where the balance of power is from market to market. Over the last ten years, customers have used this information for go-to-market strategies, competitive assessments, and TAM analyses.

Cannacurio #83: Cultivation 2023 Q3 Leaderboard

Cannacurio #83: Cultivation 2023 Q3 Leaderboard

Following up on our recent review of dispensaries and retailers, we now delve into cultivation licenses. These “census” snapshots, derived from our Cannabiz Business Intelligence Platform, highlight where new licenses are being issued.

Emerging Adult-Use Markets Update: September 2023

Emerging Adult-Use Markets Update: September 2023

Since January, a few new adult-use cannabis programs have rolled out, leading to some of the hottest new markets nationwide. This blog dives into the current program status in Maryland and Missouri and their evolving social equity programs, plus other upcoming opportunities the industry will see in the near future, notably in tribal communities.

Cannabis Cultivator Survey Edition 3

Cannabis Cultivator Survey Edition 3

Wells Fargo Equity Research has released the Cannabis Cultivator Survey Edition 3 report based on data collected with Cannabiz Media in Spring 2023 through one of the most comprehensive outreach programs to cannabis cultivators. The third edition of the survey report includes new and updated data from cannabis cultivators in eight key states as well as comparisons to data reported in the Cannabis Cultivator Survey Edition 2 that was collected during Fall 2022 and released in February of this year.

Cannacurio #79: Cultivation 2023 Q2 Leaderboard

Cannacurio #79: Cultivation 2023 Q2 Leaderboard

Following up on our recent review of dispensaries and retailers, we now delve into cultivation licenses. These “census” snapshots derived from our Cannabiz Business Intelligence platform show where new licenses are being created. 9% fewer cultivation licenses were issued in Q2 versus Q1 and Oklahoma’s numbers dropped drastically as the moratorium took effect.

Cannacurio #77: The Unlicensed Cannabis Market

Cannacurio #77: The Unlicensed Cannabis Market

The US cannabis unlicensed market is estimated to be about $60 billion in sales – or more than twice the licensed market size of about $30 billion. Starting at the end of 2022, Cannabiz Media’s research team sought to find these unlicensed businesses and add them to the database. As the industry’s database of record, it was a gap that we thought needed filling. 

Cannabis Cultivator Survey Edition 2

Cannabis Cultivator Survey Edition 2

Wells Fargo Equity Research has released the Cannabis Cultivator Survey Edition 2 report based on data collected with Cannabiz Media in Fall 2022 through one of the most comprehensive outreach programs to cannabis cultivators. The second edition of the survey report includes new and updated data from cannabis cultivators in seven key states as well as comparisons to data reported in the Cannabis Cultivator Survey Edition 1 that was collected during Spring 2022.

Cannacurio #64: 2022 Year-End Cultivation Leaderboards

Cannacurio #64: 2022 Year-End Cultivation Leaderboards

Following up on our recent review of dispensaries and retailers, we now delve into cultivation licenses. These “census” snapshots derived from our Cannabiz Business Intelligence™ platform show where new licenses are being created and where the balance of power is from market to market.

Cannacurio #54: Cultivation License Leaderboard

Cannacurio #54: Cultivation License Leaderboard

Since Oklahoma started issuing cannabis cultivation licenses, the leaderboard has always been dominated by either Oklahoma or California. They are the only states with a double digit percentage of licenses. Here's what the leaderboard looks like across the U.S. today.

Cannacurio #44: Cultivation License Leaderboard January – May 2021

Cannacurio #44: Cultivation License Leaderboard January – May 2021

During the first five months of 2021, here's where the new cultivation licenses have been issued, what it means for the total number of licenses, and what might it translate into in terms of expanded canopy size.

Cannacurio: Cultivation Licenses 2018-2020

Cannacurio: Cultivation Licenses 2018-2020

After waiting for some late Oklahoma license renewals to settle, we wanted to show the growth in cultivation licenses over the last three years. As we shared throughout 2020, the license growth has primarily occurred in California and Oklahoma. They account for 70% of the active cultivation licenses in the US, up from 67% in 2019 and 51% in 2018.

Cannacurio: Cultivation Leaderboard (May 2020 Update)

Cannacurio: Cultivation Leaderboard (May 2020 Update)

We have been tracking key cannabis activities on the Cannacurio blog and this week we look at YTD cultivation licenses. Last time we checked California and Oklahoma were responsible for 94% of the new cultivation licenses issued

Cannacurio: Cultivation Leaderboard (Q1 2020)

Cannacurio: Cultivation Leaderboard (Q1 2020)

We have been tracking key cannabis activities on the Cannacurio blog and this week we look back at Q1’s cultivation licenses. Last time we checked California and Oklahoma were responsible for 95% of the new cultivation licenses issued ...

Cannacurio: Active Cultivation Licenses In 2019 By State

Cannacurio: Active Cultivation Licenses In 2019 By State

This week we turn our attention to the beginning of the cannabis value chain by looking at where the 9,190 cultivation licenses were generated last year. As readers of this blog have seen with our analysis of manufacturing and retail/dispensaries –

What’s New in Cannabis Cultivation?

What’s New in Cannabis Cultivation?

The news has been filled lately with stories about cannabis cultivation across the country and in Canada, Europe, and South America, and competition is rampant. A 2019 study from Farm Journal found that even conventional farmers are eyeing the cannabis industry ...

Surprise & Speculation: CA Green-lights First Annual Cultivation Licenses — Will Others Soon Make it Out of Licensing Limbo?

Surprise & Speculation: CA Green-lights First Annual Cultivation Licenses — Will Others Soon Make it Out of Licensing Limbo?

Celebrations are in order for one cannabis cultivator in California caught by surprise late last week after it was approved for two annual adult-use cultivation licenses—a first for the state, which legalized cannabis for adult use in November 2016.

Join Cannabiz Media at the Cannabis 2018 Cultivation Conference

Join Cannabiz Media at the Cannabis 2018 Cultivation Conference

The Cannabis 2018 Cultivation Conference will be held on March 12-14, 2018 at the Oakland Marriott City Center in Oakland, California, and Cannabiz Media will be there. Look for the Cannabiz Media team at Booth #811 in the expo hall.