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Sustainability in Tobacco and Cannabis: the Role of Regulators, Businesses and Consumers

Shane MacGuill

Shane MacGuill

5 Jul 22

In this podcast, Shane MacGuill, Euromonitor International’s Global Lead for Nicotine & Cannabis discusses the drivers of environmental sustainability regulation in tobacco and cannabis industries, its role and implications on businesses and consumers.

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Hurdles in The Cannabis Revolution: Lessons from North America

Shane MacGuill

Shane MacGuill

21 Feb 22

The legalisation of the cannabis industry in California in 2016 signalled the end of the illegal market and promising economic gains. Today, leading California cannabis companies warn that they’re on the verge of collapse as most local governments have been reluctant to loosen regulatory frameworks, reduce taxes, permit wider range of product formats, and establish more attractive distribution systems for easier access. Euromonitor’s Shane MacGuill highlights the importance of having a clear purpose for legalisation that would set the basis for well-balanced regulatory frameworks and a smooth transition from illegal to legal cannabis consumption.

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From Energy Boosting to Full Relaxation: The Strengthening of Oppositional Behaviours and Needs

Lucas Pinto

Lucas Pinto

7 Jan 22

The pandemic has aroused a range of different feelings, leading some to increased anxiety and stress, and others to a higher proactivity and “can-do” attitude. Products to enhance focus and attention are becoming more popular at the same time as products intending to increase relaxation and calmness. Pandemic-related needs have brought this polarised trend into beverages, consumer health and cannabis, but where will it go from here?

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The State of Cannabis in Latin America

Shane MacGuill

Shane MacGuill

31 Aug 21

Latin America is expected to be the second fastest-growing region for cannabis over the next five years. In this episode, Shane MacGuill, global lead of nicotine and cannabis, joins Erwin Henriquez and Rodrigo Mattos, two of our cannabis experts based in Latin America, to discuss the current landscape, emerging trends and opportunities for cannabis in the region.

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Cannabinoids Beyond THC and CBD: An Interview with Cindy Bryant, Chief Business Officer at Demetrix

Alexander Esposito

Alexander Esposito

24 Feb 21

Euromonitor International’s Senior Research Analyst Alex Esposito interviews Cindy Bryant, Chief Business Officer at Demetrix about the world of cannabinoids beyond THC and CBD. Cindy explains Demetrix’s unique approach to using fermentation to…

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Nicotine Pouches: The Next Big Thing in Nicotine Delivery?

Alexandre Loeur

Alexandre Loeur

14 Dec 20

Nicotine pouches are made of microcrystalline cellulose and most importantly, are tobacco free. They contain added nicotine, the active stimulant in the tobacco leaf, and look much like gum that the consumer puts under their lip. The nicotine is then…