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Daily Archive: May 7, 2019

In Deal Worth $1 Billion, Curaleaf Expands To West Coast With Acquisition Of Cura Partners

Wakefield, Massachusetts-based Curaleaf Holdings is set to expand to the West Coast with a recently announced agreement to acquire Portland, Oregon-based Cura Partners, primarily known for its brand Select, in an all-stock transaction valued at $948.8 million. Continue reading →

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California-Based Mood33 Targets Wellness Market With THC Drinks Range

In contrast to products like Ceria Brewing’s Grainwave IPA or Lagunitas HiFi Hops—THC-infused beverages that straddle craft beer and cannabis-style branding—the lineup from Santa Monica, California-based cannabis beverage producer Mood33 features brand names like Joy, Passion, and Calm. Continue reading →

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Illinois Introduces Recreational Cannabis Legislation

Illinois lawmakers have released their bill to legalize recreational cannabis statewide. Continue reading →

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Cannabis Briefs for May 7, 2019

•The Las Vegas City Council has voted to allow on-site cannabis consumption spaces in the city. Continue reading →

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Campari Up Sharply In First Quarter, Driven By Tequila, Bourbon, And Liqueur Brands

Campari Group’s organic sales grew by 11.2% in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2019, bolstered by double-digit growth from Grand Marnier, Wild Turkey, Aperol, Campari, and Espolòn. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for May 7, 2019

•Wild Turkey Master’s Keep Cornerstone Rye, a very old Glenrothes, and new offerings from Bardstown Bourbon Co. and Gordon & MacPhail are among the new releases featured in Whisky Advocate’s latest whisky roundup. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 7, 2019

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