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Daily Archive: January 4, 2021

Canada’s Cannabis Beverage Marketers Eye Expansion In 2021

It has been more than two years since recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada. Continue reading →

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Columbia Care Bolsters Eastern Footprint With $240 Million Green Leaf Acquisition

New York-based Columbia Care has bolstered its position in several Eastern U.S. markets with an agreement to acquire Green Leaf Medical for $240 million. Continue reading →

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Canopy Growth Sues GW Pharmaceuticals Over Extraction Patent Infringement

Canopy Growth is suing British drugmaker GW Pharmaceuticals for using a cannabis extraction process that Canopy holds the patent for. Continue reading →

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Cannabis Briefs for December 29, 2020

•Cresco Labs has opened its 10th retail location in Illinois. Continue reading →

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Impact Databank: Top 25 Spirits Brands Rise By 14% in 2020, More Than Half Show Double-Digit Growth

Looking over the performance of the U.S. market’s top 25 spirits brands in 2020, it’s incredible to think that last year was characterized by unprecedented upheaval in the drinks business, including historic challenges like a global pandemic, an on-premise shutdown, and tariffs on key categories. Continue reading →

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Alan Dreeben Retires From RNDC; Marc Sachs Replaces Him On Board

In case you missed the news alert on New Year’s Eve, Alan Dreeben has retired from Republic National Distributing Co. (RNDC), with his son-in-law Marc Sachs replacing him on the company’s board. Continue reading →

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