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Cy Scott

Cy Scott is co-founder and chief executive officer at Headset, Inc., turning retail data into real-time cannabis market insights. He provides industry analysis and insights about innovative brands through his weekly blog, Cannabis Packaged Goods. Prior to founding Headset, he co-founded Leafly and helped grow the site into the world’s leading cannabis information resource. Along with his work at Headset, Scott founded a monthly Cannabis Tech Meetup hosting cannabis entrepreneurs and technology developers that has expanded into multiple regions throughout the U.S. Scott’s favorite strain is Tangie.
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Examining U.S. & Canadian Cannabis Beverage Markets

Recently, cannabis consumption has evolved to accommodate numerous lifestyles and preferences. Given the increasing mainstream popularity of legal cannabis, consumers and brands alike are...
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Future Forecast: Examining 2025 U.S. Cannabis Market Projections

This year marks the tenth anniversary of Colorado and Washington legalizing adult-use cannabis and jumpstarting the nationwide legalization movement. While it is useful to...
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Why Sales Growth Is Exploding at Arizona Dispensaries

Arizona began adult-use cannabis sales in January 2021 and since has become the second-highest-selling market Headset tracks (behind California). This is interesting because Arizona...
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Cannabis Concentrates Trends in the U.S. and Canada

Cannabis Concentrates are a lot like the orange juice concentrate in your fridge—both are the results of extracting the best parts of the plant...
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Exploring Border Town Per-Capita Cannabis Sales

While more Americans have access to the legal cannabis industry now than ever before, residents of Idaho and Nebraska are still stuck in full...
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Cannabis Not Suffering Retail Inflation

If you’ve been to the grocery store lately, you’ve probably noticed prices creeping up. The increase is directly caused by a recent spike in...
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Cannabis Consumers at All Levels Need Thoughtful Education

It’s clear legalization is on an upward trajectory. More and more markets are legalizing either medical or recreational cannabis or both as public acceptance...
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The Future of Cannabis Delivery

You may soon be able to order cannabis the same way you order restaurant takeout. In April, Uber Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi made...
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How to Launch a New Cannabis Product the CPG Way

There’s little question vapor pens are taking a rock-solid position as a leading cannabis delivery product, especially among younger consumers, especially in California. Vape...

How Cannabis Businesses Are Reinventing Traditional Business Rules

It’s an understatement to say it’s been a dramatic decade for the cannabis industry. We’ve all watched the rapid evolution from its humble beginnings...