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Daily Archive: May 14, 2019

Seattle Retailer Have A Heart Pushes Into New Markets

Seattle cannabis retailer Have a Heart has weathered the perils of a shifting market since launching as a medical marijuana shop in 2011. After a long period of regulatory and financial uncertainty, the chain is now in rapid expansion mode, with stores opening in Oregon, California, and Iowa in the last 18 months. Continue reading →

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Cronos and Canntrust Report Rising Revenue and Costs

Both Cronos and CannTrust reported earnings recently for the first quarter of 2019, and in both cases, revenue rose but so did costs. Continue reading →

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Cannabis Briefs for May 14, 2019

•A significant group of Acreage Holdings shareholders has vowed to oppose Canopy Growth’s acquisition of the company. Continue reading →

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Interview, Part 2: Lee Applbaum On The New Strategy For Grey Goose

Following its acquisition of Patrón last year, new owner Bacardi appointed Lee Applbaum, the Tequila brand’s CMO, as the new marketing chief for Grey Goose. 

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News Briefs for May 14, 2019

•Delicato Family Wines has launched Bota Box Nighthawk Gold Buttery Chardonnay. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 14, 2019

•Armada, Michigan-based Blake’s Hard Cider is launching Traffic Jam, a semi-sweet cider flavored with strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries. Continue reading →

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