1. Market Research
  2. > Tourism and Leisure
  3. > Leisure
  4. > Marijuana Market Trends
  5. > Medical Marijuana - From Illicit to Legal and Beyond to Pharmaceuticals - Global Markets, Competitors and Opportunities : 2015 - 2020 Analysis and Forecasts

Medical Marijuana - From Illicit to Legal and Beyond to Pharmaceuticals - Global Markets, Competitors and Opportunities : 2015 - 2020 Analysis and Forecasts

  • February 2015
  • -
  • Amadee and Company
  • -
  • 161 pages

Summary

Table of Contents

Search Inside

The objective of this report is to provide a detailed analysis of the global market for Medical Marijuana. It is also to provide a comprehensive analysis of the leading companies producing these products, as well as the competitive environment they operate in. Marijuana (cannabis) remains a controversial drug in the twenty-first century. However, the potential role of specific cannabinoids for medical benefits will be revealed as the twenty-first century matures.

Marijuana is the most widely cultivated illicit drug plant worldwide. The international legal framework on drug control is provided by three United Nations Conventions, which instruct countries to limit drug supply and use to medical and scientific purposes. Nevertheless, there continues to be increasing debate over decriminalization, or even legalization of cannabis in particular.

This report provides an estimate of global cannabis production both in volume and value during the 2015-2020 period. The illicit use of marijuana dwarfs the medical use and that probably always will be the case. But to put global cannabis production in perspective, it is bigger than retail sales of all OTC (over-the-counter) analgesic pharmaceuticals by a factor of 9 and sales of pain medication pharmaceuticals by a factor of 25.

23 U.S. states and the District of Columbia now have legalized medical marijuana, and two states (Colorado and Washington state) allow for adult use (commonly referred to as recreational use). However, the focus in this report is on the Canada medical marijuana market, which is a new, emerging growth industry. The medical marijuana space in Canada, which went into effect in April 2014, has created conditions for a new highly regulated commercial industry with a limited amount of suppliers vetted extensively by Health Canada. Over $100 million in investment dollars have flowed into the Canadian medical marijuana industry already.

The future of medical marijuana lies in pharmaceutical products for the management of neuropathic pain, hypertension, post-stroke neuroprotection, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, cancer, and other disorders.

Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 60 Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 25,000 trusted sources
Get This Report
24/7 Customer Support

Talk to Ahmad

+1 718 618 4302

Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers
Medical Marijuana Market Analysis By Application, (Chronic Pain, Arthritis, Migraine, Cancer) By Country (U.S., Canada, France, Italy, Switzerland, Israel, Belgium, Croatia, Finland, Netherlands, Portugal, Czech Republic, Estonia) And Segment Forecasts, 2

Medical Marijuana Market Analysis By Application, (Chronic Pain, Arthritis, Migraine, Cancer) By Country (U.S., Canada, France, Italy, Switzerland, Israel, Belgium, Croatia, Finland, Netherlands, Portugal, Czech Republic, Estonia) And Segment Forecasts, 2

  • $ 4950
  • Industry report
  • January 2017
  • by Grand View Research

The global medical marijuana market is expected to reach a value of USD 55.8 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. It has been identified that, in 2016, Washington D.C. ...

Legal Marijuana Market (Medical & Recreational) with Focus on US & Canada: Industry Analysis (2016-2020)

Legal Marijuana Market (Medical & Recreational) with Focus on US & Canada: Industry Analysis (2016-2020)

  • $ 800
  • Industry report
  • November 2016
  • by Koncept Analytics

Cannabis, also known as marijuana, belongs to a family of plants called Cannabaceae. There are over 700 varieties of cannabis, which have been described till date. Based on characteristics such as shape, ...

Medical & Recreational Marijuana Growing - Industry Market Research Report

Medical & Recreational Marijuana Growing - Industry Market Research Report

  • $ 1020
  • Industry report
  • September 2016
  • by Ibisworld

New highs: Growing acceptance of medical and recreational marijuana fuels industry expansion Abstract Medical & Recreational Marijuana Growing Over the five years to 2016, the Medical and Recreational ...


ref:plp2015

Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2017. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.