Market Research Report
Legal Marijuana Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Marijuana Type (Medical, Adult Use), By Product Type, By Medical Application (Cancer, Mental Disorders), And Segment Forecasts, 2020 - 2027
|Published by||Grand View Research, Inc.||Product code||639984|
|Published||Content info||100 Pages
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|Legal Marijuana Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Marijuana Type (Medical, Adult Use), By Product Type, By Medical Application (Cancer, Mental Disorders), And Segment Forecasts, 2020 - 2027|
|Published: February 14, 2020||Content info: 100 Pages||
The global legal marijuana market size is expected to reach USD 73.6 billion by 2027, according to a new report published by Grand View Research, Inc. It is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 18.1% during the forecast period. Increasing legalization of cannabis for medical as well as adult-use is expected to promote growth.
On the basis of type, the medical segment held the leading revenue share of 71.0% in 2019, owing to the growing adoption of cannabis as a pharmaceutical product for treating severe medical conditions, such as cancer, arthritis, and Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease among other neurological conditions. Moreover, increasing need for pain management therapies along with growing disease burden of chronic pain among elders is expected to boost the product demand.
Based on product type, the legal marijuana buds segment accounted for the largest market share in terms of revenue and was valued at USD 9.1 billion in 2019. Buds are primary plant products and are readily available without any processing, which makes them relatively affordable for low-income patients. Moreover, the rapid onset of action of smoking buds compared to other types is anticipated to further fuel the segment growth.
Based on medical applications, the chronic pain segment dominated the legal marijuana market in 2019 owing to presence of a large patient pool. On the other hand, mental disorder application is expected to witness the fastest growth over the forecast period owing to the growing number of patients suffering from mental disorders, such as anxiety disorder, depressions, and Alzheimer's disease.
Based on geography, North America held the largest revenue share at 88.4% in 2019, owing to the increasing legalization of medical marijuana and liberalism of government regulations regarding the same. The legalization of medical cannabis Canada, Israel, and some countries in Europe and South America, owing to its multiple therapeutic applications is expected to promote the growth. Moreover, the recent legalization of cannabis for medical purposes in countries like Australia, Germany, and Poland is expected to create lucrative opportunities for market stakeholders.
Key players operating in the legal marijuana market include Aurora Cannabis; Canopy Growth Corporation; Maricann Group, Inc.; GW Pharmaceuticals, plc.; Aphria, Inc.; Tilray; The Cronos Group; ABcann Medicinals, Inc.; Lexaria Corp.; and Organigram Holding, Inc.