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Daily Archive: June 29, 2021

Mezcal Returns To Strong Growth After 2020 Slowdown

With much of its previous growth coming from the on-premise, mezcal slowed significantly during the pandemic, as lockdowns shuttered bars and restaurants across the country for much of last year. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for June 29, 2021

•Diageo, through its Distill Ventures arm, has announced a new $5 million “pre-accelerator” program, aimed at directing investment funds to company founders from under-represented communities at the earliest stages of development. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for June 29, 2021

•Yakima, Washington’s Bale Breaker Brewing Company has announced Moxee Made IPA, the fourth release in the brewery’s IPA Rotator series. Continue reading →

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Interview, Part 1: Smoke Wallin On Building A CBD Brand Portfolio

This morning, Vertical Wellness, known for its range of CBD offerings, announced a merger with CanaFarma Hemp Products Corp, which is listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange. Continue reading →

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Mexico’s Supreme Court Unilaterally Ends Cannabis Prohibition

Following years of inaction from Mexican legislators, the country’s Supreme Court took matters into its own hands yesterday when it struck down laws outlawing cannabis. Continue reading →

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Cannabis Briefs for June 29, 2021

•Santa Rosa, California-based cannabis beverage producer CannaCraft is launching Gem + Jane, its third brand. Continue reading →

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