Illinois consumer access to cannabis on the rise, but choices still limited

Chicago, IL—New analysis by experts at Anderson Economic Group shows that consumer access to retail cannabis in Illinois is on the rise. “Four in five Illinois residents now live within a 20-minute drive of an adult-use cannabis dispensary, and three in four are within a 20-minute drive of a medical cannabis dispensary,” said Andrew Miller, […]

Michigan struggles to overcome COVID

Lethargic labor force recovery suggests Michigan economy has a long way to go before declaring recovery from COVID-19 pandemic East Lansing, MI– An analysis of newly released labor market data by experts at Anderson Economic Group (AEG) shows that the Michigan labor market is still struggling to recover in the wake of the COIVD-19 pandemic. […]

AndCan® Index May 2021 Release

February Cannabis product demand continues steady national growth, but stalls in some states February’s monthly demand for legal cannabis products increased 1.8% in the U.S. Year-over-year, the growth rate in demand continues at a strong 25.7%. Between January and February, growth in demand for legal cannabis products increased slightly at the national level. EAST LANSING, [...]

AndCan® Index April 2021 Release

January 2021 legal U.S. cannabis product demand continues new, more even growth pattern In January, monthly demand for legal cannabis products in the U.S. increased 1.4%. The growth rate in year-over-year demand continues to be strong at 24.3%. While there was a slight decrease between December and January, demand growth remains higher than it was [...]

Michigan’s bet on online gaming pays off

Online gaming takes off as brick-and-mortar casino revenues tumble during pandemic East Lansing, MI–An analysis of casino revenue data by experts at Anderson Economic Group shows that online gaming, which was legalized this January, could be a boon for Michigan’s ailing gaming industry and for gaming tax revenue. The State closed brick-and-mortar casinos for several […]

AndCan® Index March 2021 Release

Legal cannabis product demand continues to grow in December Monthly demand for legal cannabis products in the U.S. increased by 2.4% in December. Year-over-year demand is strong, showing a 24.4% growth rate. The growth rate increased in December after relatively slow growth in the fall. EAST LANSING, MI—March 9, 2020—According to Anderson Economic Group’s monthly [...]

AndCan® Index February 2021 Release

November sees continued slower growth for legal U.S. cannabis products Monthly demand for legal cannabis products in the U.S. increased by 0.2% in November. Year-over-year demand remains strong, showing a 23.2% growth rate. The growth rate decreased between October and November, continuing a trend of slower growth when compared to the surge in spring and [...]

New Data Shows Michigan Job Recovery Backtracking

Leisure and hospitality industries among the hardest hit as state finishes 2020 on a sour note East Lansing, MI–An analysis of new employment data by experts at Anderson Economic Group (AEG) shows that the Michigan economy is moving in the wrong direction for the first time since it began its recovery from the initial shock […]

Automotive Dashboard Launches

AEG is pleased to unveil an interactive automotive dashboard to better serve our clients and patrons in the auto industry. The dashboard shows how key industry-specific and other relevant economic indicators are performing over time, and allows users to interact with each visualization to explore the data in depth. AEG will update this feature both […]

AndCan® Index January 2021 Release

Demand growth continues through October 2020 In October, monthly demand for legal cannabis products in the U.S. increased by 0.9%. At 24.1%, year-over-year demand growth remains strong. The growth rate increased slightly from September to October, but remains slow compared to spring and summer. EAST LANSING, MI—January 14, 2020—According to Anderson Economic Group’s monthly AndCan®Index, […]