Adam Orens is Co-founder of the Marijuana Policy Group. Adam has 13 years of experience in economic and public policy consulting, including market analysis, public finance, and regional economic analysis. Adam has completed numerous studies that analyze the relationships between markets, demographics and government policy. Adam has advised numerous early-stage cannabis businesses in their formation, and strategic and business planning. Adam has also helped governments implement successful cannabis regulatory systems in Colorado, Canada, Florida and California.
Adam’s demographic and economic research related to the emerging marijuana market has been recognized by the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and the Huffington Post. His recent studies in Colorado, Alaska, Illinois, Maryland and other states have examined many facets of medical and recreational marijuana markets, including providing estimates of annual marijuana consumption by residents, tourists and patients; production management methods; and market supply modalities. Adam was a lead author of the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) 2014 Market Size and Demand report and continues to provide consulting services to the MED.