Adam Orens is a Founding Partner of the Marijuana Policy Group. His areas of expertise include market analysis, public finance, and regional economic analysis. He also has experience in statistical analysis and consumer market research. Adam has completed numerous studies that analyze the relationships between markets, demographics and government policy. Adam received his undergraduate degree in Economics from Rutgers University and has a master’s degree in Agricultural and Resource Economics from Colorado State University.
Adam’s demographic and economic research related to the emerging marijuana market has been recognized by the New York Times, 60 Minutes, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and the Huffington Post. His recent studies in Colorado, Alaska, Illinois, Maryland, Vermont 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 channels. 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 and private interests nationwide.