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Medical & Recreational Marijuana Growing in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Medical & Recreational Marijuana Growing

Over the five years to 2017, the Medical and Recreational Marijuana Growing industry has experienced a surge in industry revenue thanks to favorable legislation regarding the growing and distributing of cannabis for medical purposes. Furthermore, the industry has been boosted by several states legalizing recreational use of marijuana. Though industry regulation is not consistent nationwide, and often contentious due to the federal government's classification of marijuana as a Schedule I controlled substance, regulations are expected to become increasingly liberal over the five years to 2022. This growth is expected to be further boosted by anticipated rises in disposable income levels, as well as a growing baby boomer population, a major market for medicinal industry products.

This industry’s establishments grow marijuana for medical and recreational 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. The industry also includes operators in Colorado and Washington, who grow medical and recreational marijuana on a for-profit basis.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Per capita disposable income
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2017)
    • Table Business Locations 2017
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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