Global Legal Marijuana Market, By Species (Sativa, Indica, Hybrid), Strains (THC, CBD), Type (Recreational Marijuana, Medical Marijuana), Application (Chronic Pain, Mental Disorders, Cancer, Others), Product Type (Buds, Cannabis Extracts), Purchase Channel (Online, Offline), End-User (Pharmaceutical, Food, Beverages, and Tobacco, Personal Care, Research and Development Centres) - Industry Trends and Forecast to 2030.
Legal Marijuana Market Analysis and Size
In the past few years, the use of marijuana as a recreational drug has been proven in many countries. Countries such as Uruguay, Canada, and numerous U.S. states have legalized the production, sale, and ownership of marijuana for medical and recreational usage. Several studies were carried out, which showed that medical marijuana and its derivatives could be used to treat symptoms of numerous diseases such as chemotherapy-induced nausea, chronic pain, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, and other neurological diseases.
Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the legal marijuana market, which was USD 27.7 billion in 2022, would rise to USD 127.49 million by 2030 and is expected to undergo a CAGR of 21% during the forecast period 2023 to 2030. In addition to the insights on market scenarios such as market value, growth rate, segmentation, geographical coverage, and major players, the market reports curated by the Data Bridge Market Research also include depth expert analysis, patient epidemiology, pipeline analysis, pricing analysis, and regulatory framework.
Legal Marijuana Market Scope and Segmentation
2023 to 2030
2021 (Customizable to 2015 - 2020)
Revenue in USD Billion, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD
Species (Sativa, Indica), Strains (THC, CBD), Type (Recreational Marijuana, Medical Marijuana), Application (Chronic Pain, Mental Disorders, Cancer, Others), Product Type (Buds, Cannabis Extracts), Purchase Channel (Online, Offline), End-User (Pharmaceutical, Food, Beverages, and Tobacco, Personal Care, Research and Development Centers)
U.S., Canada, and Mexico in North America, Germany, France, U.K., Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Rest of Europe in Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific (APAC) in the Asia-Pacific (APAC), Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, South Africa, Egypt, Israel, Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA) as a part of Middle East and Africa (MEA), Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America as part of South America
Market Players Covered
VIVO Cannabis Inc. (Canada), Dr. Hemp Me. (Ireland), QC Infusion (U.S.), Hemp Production Services (Canada), Green Roads (U.S.), Royal CBD (U.S.), CV Sciences, Inc. (U.S.), Gaia Herbs Farm (U.S.), SPRING CREEK LABS (U.S.), Isodiol International Inc (Canada), Medical Marijuana, Inc. (U.S.)
Marijuana signifies the dried leaves, stems, flowers, and seeds from the cannabis sativa or cannabis indica plant. It is also commonly known as cannabis. This plant is generally used as a recreational drug for numerous diseases. The legality of marijuana for recreational and medical is being done across many regions concerning its cultivation, possession, and distribution.
Global Legal Marijuana Market Dynamics
- Higher Demand for Marijuana Oils
The increasing demand for marijuana oil is enhancing market growth. The majority of countries have legalized marijuana for its medicinal properties. Marijuana oil and tinctures are being studied on a huge scale for multiple indications in many countries. This is also anticipated to evolve as the fastest-growing segment due to recent legalizations for medical cannabis and its derivatives. Oils extracted from cannabis are used for the treatment of vomiting and nausea occurring due to cancer. Thus, these devices are boosting the market's growth.
- Utilization of Marijuana in Chronic Disorders
Cannabis derivatives have been widely studied for their analgesic use in chronic disorders. It has shown far better results with few side effects compared to the regular medicines being prescribed till now. It has proven to decrease arthritic pain considerably with negligible side effects. With the rise in awareness of medical cannabis and its derivatives, the market is anticipated to grow progressively over the forecast period. Thus, this factor will boost market growth.
- Increasing Healthcare Expenditure Provided by Organizations
There is huge healthcare spending by various organizations that enhances the market growth. For instance, Verano Holdings, the Cannabis multistate operator, has received an additional USD 100 million under its credit agreement for multiple strategic initiatives and fund expansion. The main asset in the acquisition will be the vertical medical marijuana business based in New York, one of the only licensed operations in that state. Thus, this factor increases the market growth.
- Increasing Industrial Development
With the legalization of marijuana, a lot of countries are paving the way for its cultivation to cut imports and gain revenue in the form of taxes. This, in turn, led to an increasing number of jobs in the industry and many more companies are focusing in this territory. Numerous startups in the U.S. and Europe are now primarily focusing on alternate uses of cannabis other than recreational and medicinal. Thus, all these factors led to significant industrial expansion worldwide. This factor boosts market growth.
- Strict Rules and Regulations Associated with Marijuana
The burden of stringent rules and regulations is the main restraining factor for the market. Several nations have forced principles and guidelines associated with the use of cannabis inferable with its result, which can impede the medical marijuana market. Any inaccurate move can lead to the wrong processing of marijuana, which further can harm patient health. Thus, this factor limits the market growth.
- Higher Rate of Complications due to Frequent use
The frequent use of marijuana can cause unpleasant thoughts, paranoia, disorientation, anxiety, depression, and even suicide. Furthermore, temporary psychosis and schizophrenia are more likely to be witnessed in people who use marijuana. Thus, this factor impedes market growth greatly.
This legal marijuana market report provides details of new recent developments, trade regulations, import-export analysis, production analysis, value chain optimization, market share, impact of domestic and localized market players, analyses opportunities in terms of emerging revenue pockets, changes in market regulations, strategic market growth analysis, market size, category market growths, application niches and dominance, product approvals, product launches, geographic expansions, technological innovations in the market. To gain more info on the legal marijuana market contact Data Bridge Market Research for an Analyst Brief, our team will help you take an informed market decision to achieve market growth.
• In 2022, HYTN Innovations Inc. entered into a manufacturing and sales agreement with Promethean BioPharma. Through this agreement, the company has successfully created, and exported cannabis nano-emulsions that include its proprietary Elevation Technology in the medical cannabis market in Australia.
Global Legal Marijuana Market Scope
The legal marijuana market is segmented on the basis of species, strains, type, application, product type, purchase channel, and end user. The growth amongst these segments will help you analyze meagre growth segments in the industries and provide the users with a valuable market overview and market insights to help them make strategic decisions for identifying core market applications.
- Recreational Marijuana
- Medical Marijuana
- Chronic Pain
- Mental Disorders
- Buds / marijuana Flower
- Cannabis Extracts
- Personal Care
- Research and Development Centers
Legal Marijuana Market Regional Analysis/Insights
The legal marijuana market is analyzed and market size insights and trends are provided by species, strains, type, application, product type, purchase channel, and end user as referenced above.
The countries covered in the legal marijuana market report are U.S., Canada, and Mexico in North America, Germany, France, U.K., Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Rest of Europe in Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific (APAC) in the Asia-Pacific (APAC), Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, South Africa, Egypt, Israel, Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA) as a part of Middle East and Africa (MEA), Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America as part of South America.
North America dominates the legal marijuana market due to government regulations and the legalization of marijuana for medical and adult (recreational) use within the region. It is further boosted by the presence of most of the major market players in the cannabis market. The demand and supply have increased, with more than two-thirds of the U.S. falling under the legal territory for cannabis.
Asia-Pacific is expected to grow significantly due to the increasing demand in these regions. Numerous countries are legalizing cannabis in the Asia Pacific region. Countries with a large elderly population will fast approve the legalization process due to its medicinal value, which can increase the industry's growth in the region.
The country section of the report also provides individual market impacting factors and changes in regulation in the market domestically that impacts the current and future trends of the market. Data points like down-stream and upstream value chain analysis, technical trends and porter's five forces analysis, case studies are some of the pointers used to forecast the market scenario for individual countries. Also, the presence and availability of global brands and their challenges faced due to large or scarce competition from local and domestic brands, impact of domestic tariffs and trade routes are considered while providing forecast analysis of the country data.
Healthcare Infrastructure growth Installed base and New Technology Penetration
The legal marijuana market also provides you with detailed market analysis for every country growth in healthcare expenditure for capital equipment, installed base of different kind of products for legal marijuana market, impact of technology using life line curves and changes in healthcare regulatory scenarios and their impact on the legal marijuana market. The data is available for historic period 2011-2021.
Competitive Landscape and Legal Marijuana Market Share Analysis
The legal marijuana market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies' focus related to legal marijuana market.
Some of the major players operating in the legal marijuana market are:
- VIVO Cannabis Inc. (Canada)
- Dr. Hemp Me. (Ireland)
- QC Infusion (U.S.),
- Hemp Production Services (Canada)
- Green Roads (U.S.)
- Royal CBD (U.S.)
- CV Sciences, Inc. (U.S.)
- Gaia Herbs Farm (U.S.)
- SPRING CREEK LABS (U.S.)
- Isodiol International Inc (Canada)
- Medical Marijuana, Inc. (U.S.)