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Interview: Shryne Group CMO Elisabeth Baron

Drinks industry veteran Elisabeth Baron transitioned to the cannabis category after holding a series of marketing roles with Diageo, Stillhouse Spirits, and Moët Hennessy USA, including as vice president, marketing, for Grand Marnier. In May, she was named CMO of Los Angeles-based Shryne Group, heading up marketing for the company’s Stiiizy brand of vapes, flower, and edibles as well as the development of retail operations in Los Angeles. SND’s Danny Sullivan recently spoke with Baron about Shryne’s activities and the cannabis category in general. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 5, 2019

Cannabis Briefs for November 5, 2019

•Arvada, Colorado-based Ceria Brewing is releasing Indiewave, its second dealcoholized cannabis beer. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 5, 2019

MedMen Revenues Hit $130 Million, As California Retail Operations Expand

Driven by expansion in the California retail market, MedMen saw revenues for its full fiscal year ended in June hit $130 million, up from $40 million a year earlier. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 29, 2019

Mexico Inches Closer To Adult-Use Legalization

The cannabis legalization effort in Mexico appears to be coming to fruition, with the outlines of adult-use legislation taking shape in the country’s Senate. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 29, 2019

Cannabis Briefs for October 29, 2019

•Breakthru Beverage Canada’s cannabis-focused subsidiary Kindred has formed partnerships with Canopy Rivers, the venture capital arm of Canopy Growth, and TerrAscend Corp. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 29, 2019

Northeastern Governors Look To Coordinate Cannabis Policy

The governors of New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts have agreed to a core set of principles on taxation, regulation, public health and enforcement, and vaping best practices as more states in the region look to legalize recreational cannabis sales. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 22, 2019

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