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Monthly Archive: November 2021

Interview, Part 1: Paul Basford, President and Managing Director, U.S., William Grant & Sons

Earlier this year, William Grant & Sons appointed Paul Basford as president and managing director of its U.S. business, which has annual volume of 3 million cases, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 30, 2021

News Briefs for November 30, 2021

•Royal Salute 51 year old, Blue Run Cask Strength Rye, and newcomers from Adelphi and The Whistler are among the offerings featured in Whisky Advocate’s latest weekly roundup. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 30, 2021

California’s Green Flower Aims To Bring Sommelier Status To Cannabis

In a first for the cannabis industry, classes are now in session to become a Ganjier, or cannabis sommelier. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 30, 2021

Bipartisan Group Of Senators Call For Passing The SAFE Banking Act

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators are calling for the SAFE Banking Act to be included in the military spending bill currently making its way through Congress. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 30, 2021

Vegas-Based Planet 13 On The Rise In Q3

Las Vegas-based cannabis company Planet 13, known for its superstores in Nevada and California, saw sales increase 45% year-on-year to $33 million in the three months through September, with adjusted EBITDA registering $3.6 million. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 30, 2021

Cannabis Briefs for November 30, 2021

•Oakland, California-based cannabis player Harborside has announced a plan to combine with retailer Urbn Leaf and producer and distributor Loudpack to form a new company, StateHouse, with gross revenues of $165 million in the nine months through September. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 30, 2021

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