Economics & Research

Vicente Sederberg LLP's proprietary projection models and comprehensive knowledge of the laws that structure cannabis markets enable us to offer a broad range of customizable research and analytical services that deliver valuable insights to private and public sector clients, providing them with a data-driven basis for their business or policy decisions.

In addition to informing clients' business and product development decisions, our patient projections and demand models have contributed to winning medical marijuana business license applications in many of the nation's most competitive state licensing processes, including Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

We have been developing detailed models to understand cannabis market dynamics since well before the nation's first legal adult cannabis sales. Our team members have spent years researching and shaping medical and adult-use cannabis markets in the U.S. and internationally, earning VS a reputation as a go-to source for businesses, trade associations, governments, and media members seeking reliable information and analysis.

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Director of Economics & Research

Services

Select a category below to learn more about our economic and research services. 

  • Statewide economic projections of medical and adult-use cannabis markets
  • Demand forecasting for state cannabis programs
  • Business pro forma creation and review
  • Tax revenue projections for local governments and new cannabis initiatives
  • Supply and demand modeling to predict market capture and opportunities for growth
  • Analysis of competitor market penetration based on publicly available data
  • Growth projections for specific cannabis product categories and market segments
  • Patient population growth models in medical states
  • National research on regulatory issues facing different cannabis products and services
  • Strategic guidance identifying states and municipalities where market conditions provide optimal business opportunities
  • Epidemiological research to estimate patient statistics
  • Multilayered analysis of local governments’ zoning locations for business development
  • Research on trends for new cannabis products and services

Experience

  • Projected market size and designed business pro forma for clients who submitted successful licensing applications in more than a dozen highly competitive markets, including Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, and Pennsylvania
  • Creating multiple comprehensive models and detailed written analysis for Massachusetts adult-use market demand, supply and licensing to evaluate entrance strategy
  • Evaluated market demand and past corporate deals to identify potential edible product licensing partners in Florida
  • Designed models to understand seasonal market demand on the island of Nantucket for successful retail store license
  • Performed in-depth corporate analysis of multi-state cannabis operators to guide strategic due diligence for potential national licensing partners

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News

Weed Wonks Episode 10 - Oklahoma! With Dwight Clark

Feb 19, 2020

VS political analyst, technical writer, and former Oklahoman, Dwight Clark, sat down with the Weed Wonks to discuss the current nature of cannabis in Oklahoma, how its MMJ legalization drastically differed other states, and how their regulatory rollout of MMJ could shape other state's legalization efforts going forward.

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