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Canada Cannabis Markets Report 2019: A Comprehensive Breakdown of the Entry, Regulatory & Strategic Outlook - ResearchAndMarkets.com

March 19, 2019

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 19, 2019--The “Oh Cannabis: The World is Watching Canada - A Comprehensive Breakdown of the Entry, Regulatory & Strategic Outlook” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Canada’s total cannabis market is significant, potentially reaching nearly $7.2 billion by 2019-with legal sales making up more than half of that.

Once an illegal and rather niche product, legal cannabis is now a fast-growing global industry. And it’s proving to be disruptive, impacting everything from beverage production to home construction.

There’s also been a large uptick in public and private investment in new, safer forms of ingestible marijuana, while cannabis startups - focused on everything from therapeutics applications to cultivation techniques - are also cropping up. Financing to cannabis companies more than doubled in 2017.

Canada is fast becoming the world’s leading cannabis market. It has a national legalized medical cannabis program, flourishing medical cannabis importing and exporting programs, and a fully federally legal, adult-use program.

And a new kind of consumer will be buying a good portion of that legal product: middle-aged, university-educated Canadians juggling many responsibilities and looking for the occasional toke. Knowledgeable staff, clear pricing, convenience, customer experience, product choice, and product and location safety will all play a key role in their success. Those who get the essentials right could secure a strong competitive advantage.

The economic impact of cannabis legalization will depend on two crucial factors: how much of the dominant non-licensed black market (85% of users) migrates to the legal space; and, how many non-users (over 25 million Canadians of legal age) choose to indulge in the substance.

Finally, while Canada is well-positioned to become a global leader in cannabis exports, markets remain limited to a small-subset of jurisdictions permitting medical use.

Cannabis has a significant ready base and a robust & sustainable future market potential. Given the traction on promoting cannabis and success realized, the author presents their strategic market research report titled, Cannabis: The World is Watching Canada.

Key Questions Answered:

  • What is the existing and evolving market size for cannabis in Canada?
  • What are the key levers for cannabis industry success in Canada?
  • What are the opportunities for private/PE players in cannabis sector in Canada?
  • What are the key headwinds and tailwinds in biofuels adoption, growth and sustainment in Canada?
  • What is the overall investment potential in Cannabis sector in Canada?

Key Topics Covered:

  • Executive Summary-The Green Leaf
  • Global Cannabis Market Outlook
    • Demand - Supply trend
    • Leading countries on cannabis production and exports
    • Canada’s footprint on Global Cannabis map
  • Existing policies & roadblocks in Cannabis
  • Major levers in Cannabis Industry (major focus on Canada)
    • Consumer profile
    • Usage type
    • Key drivers of growing Cannabis medicinal application
    • Key drivers of growing Cannabis recreational application
    • Legalisation and its impact
    • Delivery methods and applications
    • Purchasing behaviours of consumers
  • Major roadblocks in Cannabis industry
    • Pressure on water and sustainable agriculture
    • Competition with Conventional Drugs
    • Complex regulatory structure
  • IP Landscape
    • Patent landscape analysis for the following markets for Cannabinoid and Cannabidiol Oral Solution
      • US, EP and Canada Jurisdictions
      • Overview of Litigation flags, SPC validity flag, IP Status, Exclusivity ( start and end date) , patent number ( if applicable)
  • Market Size
    • Recreational cannabis
    • Medicinal cannabis
    • Cannabis market by crop type (Indica and Sativa) and others
    • Pricing across Canadian provinces
    • Potential for cannabis ancillary products usage
    • 18 Industries Cannabis Is Disrupting
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Mapping key players in the market
      • Aurora Cannabis Inc.
      • Tilray
      • Cannabis Science Inc.
      • Terra Tech Corp.
      • Aphria Inc.
      • Chronos Group Inc.
      • Medical Marijuana, Inc.
      • Hexo
      • Maricann Group Inc.
      • Medmen
      • Hexo
      • Stenocare
      • Canopy Growth Corporation
    • Market positioning and key strengths (including control over supply chain)
    • Opportunities for private players- Gaps in existing supply chain, proposition and capabilities
    • Partnership, collaboration, Agreements, Expansion & Investment
    • Consumers with respect to demographics and behaviours
  • Evolution of Cannabis consumption in Canada
    • Total consumption increase
    • Demand drivers for Cannabis in Canada
  • Outlook on Cannabis demand
    • Transition in society
    • Industry on growth anvil
  • Overview on overall investment potential in Cannabis sector in Canada
  • Conclusion

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rgk5rp/canada_cannabis?w=4

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