States that have legalized the sale and use of cannabis have generally exhibited similar patterns in cannabis sales over time. States start by legalizing medical cannabis. As medical cannabis programs are rolled out, numbers of cannabis patients and sales of medical cannabis products increase over time. After medical cannabis has been legalized for some years, many states eventually also legalize...
There are three different forms of medical cannabis currently available in select regions:
Pharmaceutical cannabis products: Plant-derived or synthetic isolates that have passed through clinical trials and received FDA-approval.
Cannabis isolates: Cannabis-derived isolates that have not been FDA-approved.
Whole plant cannabis extracts: Cannabis-derived extracts that contain a variety of compounds from the plant.