Photo by Margo Amala on Unsplash

What is Craft Cannabis and Why is it in Demand?

Photo by Margo Amala on Unsplash

Craft cannabis is popular for its unique flavor and high quality. It is often preferred by those who are looking for a more artisanal experience when it comes to using marijuana. Some of the main reasons why craft cannabis is in demand include its unique flavors, its ability to provide a more cerebral experience, and its ability to provide relief from various medical conditions.

What is Craft Cannabis?

The terms “craft,” “premium,” and “organic” are terms used to describe any product (such as craft coffee, craft beer, premium wine, and organic food) that is made in a specific, high-quality way. Craft cannabis is no exception.

Craft cannabis, sometimes called artisanal cannabis, is a type of cannabis that is made with high-quality ingredients. These products are made with intensive care and have a unique taste and smell that sets them apart from the mass-produced varieties available on the market. Craft cannabis is also noted to have a higher potency.

Most craft cannabis is grown in small batches using organic methods. This results in a product that is free of harmful chemicals and pesticides. The craft cannabis is then cured and dried using traditional methods, which preserve the terpenes and cannabinoids that give the herb its unique flavor and effects.

Why is Craft Cannabis in High Demand?

The demand for craft cannabis has been increasing in recent years as several consumers have become more interested in the quality and origin of their products. They want to know that they are getting a pure product that was grown with care. For some, since craft cannabis is often more expensive than mass-produced cannabis, they simply go for it because it is marketed as a premium product. In both of these instances, the customers often end up buying it again and again because craft cannabis can provide a more intense experience than generic strains.

Demand for craft cannabis is highest in states where recreational marijuana use is legal.

The Future of Craft Cannabis

The cannabis industry is rapidly growing and evolving. This growth has led to the development of a number of different cannabis products, including flowers, edibles, concentrates, and topicals, among others. As we have noted, an area that is seeing particularly rapid growth is the craft cannabis market.

Mostly grown and processed by small-scale producers, these producers often focus on quality and sustainable production methods, resulting in a higher quality product. Many of these producers are determined to keep their products pure and free from corporate influence.

As states legalize cannabis for both medical and recreational use, the market for cannabis products continues to expand. With more states legalizing cannabis, the demand for craft cannabis products will increase. The focus on quality and sustainability will likely be key drivers of growth in this market.

Want to Stay Up-to-Date?

If you want to stay up to date and follow the community conversations about the licensing and regulatory processes of cannabis in New York, subscribe to This website will keep you informed about key dates and events, and gives opportunities to provide input on the regulation of cannabis in our state.

Find Out More From a New York State Cannabis Attorney

For more information, contact New York State Cannabis Attorney Michelle Fields. With more than 17 years of litigation experience and a focus on New York Cannabis Law, ours is a special commitment to social justice reform. You can read more about these issues here and contact me at 718-400-6143.

An image as a link: W3Schools