First up we go over to Forbes who tell us….

In 2018, U.S. Consumers Ordered Cannabis Every 8 Seconds

And their tweet headlines are..

 

 

We’d suggest that by the end of 2019 there’ll be 8 cannabis orders every second in the US alone  via regulated delivery channels , if not more.

Meanwhile over at The Harvest Investor we’re told

WORLDWIDE CANNABIS SALES PROJECTED TO INCREASE 38% TO $16.9 BILLION IN 2019

According to BDS Analytics and ArcView Market Research, cannabis research and investment groups, the cannabis consumers around the world are expected to spend $16.9 billion in 2019, which is a 38% jump from an estimate of $12.2 billion in 2018, and $9.5 billion in 2017. Meanwhile, the compound annual sales from 2017 to 2022 is expected to hit 26.7%, which is at $31.3 billion worldwide sales in 2022.

More at  http://theharvestinvestor.com/2019/02/01/worldwide-cannabis-sales-projected-to-increase-38-to-16-9-billion-in-2019/

 

There’s probably an element or both guesswork and spruiking in the numbers and the number itseld although large isn’t what interestes us.. it’s that rapid rise as the market goes from toddler back in 2016 to a very sprightly 5 or 6 year old. It gives an indication of what middle age is going to look like.