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News Briefs for April 17, 2019

•In case you missed this morning’s news alert, Pernod Ricard has added to its gin range, agreeing to acquire the Malfy brand from Biggar and Leith for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 17, 2019

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for April 17, 2019

•Squatters Craft Beers has released two new hard sparkling water labels. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 17, 2019

News Alert: Pernod Ricard Acquires Malfy Gin

Pernod Ricard has added to its gin range, agreeing to acquire the Malfy brand from Biggar and Leith for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 17, 2019

Interview, Part 1: Smoke Wallin, President, Vertical Companies

Drinks industry veteran Smoke Wallin transitioned to the cannabis business early last year, becoming president of Vertical Companies, a vertically integrated producer and distributor of cannabis and hemp CBD products with operations in California, Arizona, and Kentucky. SND’s Danny Sullivan met recently with Wallin to discuss the parallels between the beverage alcohol and cannabis markets, as well as Vertical’s brand portfolio and distribution operations. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 16, 2019

Green Thumb Industries, Aphria Post Strong Sales Gains

Green Thumb Industries, a cannabis producer and owner of Rise dispensaries, saw revenue more than triple to $62.5 million for its fiscal year ended in December. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 16, 2019

Cannabis Briefs for April 16, 2019

•In a recent appearance before the Senate appropriations committee, U.S. Attorney General William Barr stated his support for the Cole memo and the STATES Act, currently under Senate consideration. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 16, 2019

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