Why Medical Marijuana is Critical to the Evolution of the Cannabis Industry

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More than half of the adult population in the U.S. now has access to legal cannabis, and it is estimated that more than 500,000 patients may potentially benefit from medical marijuana treatments. The integration of medical cannabis into our healthcare system is a tremendous accomplishment, especially considering this was initiated by a patient-centered movement.

Though the recreational market garners a lot of the spotlight, the medical side of the industry has been a critical component of the entire industry’s evolution, and will continue to do so in the future. Recent research from New Frontier has projected that the U.S. medical marijuana market will reach $11 billion in 2020. Further estimates reveal that states like Ohio, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, are going to be key players in the industry. To continue reading https://www.newcannabisventures.com/why-medical-marijuana-is-critical-to-the-evolution-of-the-cannabis-industry/