The cannabis industry continues to be one of the most dynamic, fastest-growing sectors in the US economy. The first month of the year is not over and we’ve already had a ninth state to legalize (Vermont), a federal threat by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a call for the Veterans Administration to allow returning soldiers to use medical marijuana and a slew of other headlines.
It’s a good time to take review of where we are as a nation as the nascent industry is on the precipice of explosive growth. Henry Steele, editor-in-chief of Business Student, provides an excellent primer here.
This infographic below illustrates the tremendous advancements the industry has made and examines the potential roadblocks ahead: