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Interview, Part 1: Southern Glazer’s Doug Wieland On The Progress Of Cannabis Subsidiary Great North

Southern Glazer’s, through its subsidiary Great North Distributors, has been among the key beverage alcohol players branching into cannabis in Canada’s recreational market. While Canada’s adult-use cannabis category has seen its share of growing pains over the past year—among them oversupply and an uneven retail rollout—Great North and others have been laying the groundwork for future growth. According to Statistics Canada, adult-use retail sales totaled C$908 million ($690m) from October 2018 through September of last year, with more than 400 brick-and-mortar retailers in operation. Shanken News Daily executive editor Daniel Marsteller caught up with Doug Wieland, president of both Southern Glazer’s Canada and Great North, to get an update on progress. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 7, 2020

Illinois Adult-Use Market Off To A Strong Start

Illinois’ recreational market rocketed out the gate when it launched last week with $3.2 million in first-day sales. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 7, 2020

Harvest Health Names COO, Eyes Acquisition Of Retailer Have A Heart

Harvest Health & Recreation has appointed Ron Goodson as COO, effective immediately. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 7, 2020

Cannabis Briefs for January 7, 2020

•Cresco Labs subsidiary Origin House has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Kings Garden. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 7, 2020

Illinois Adult-Use Market Set To Launch Tomorrow, With Heavy Demand Anticipated

With Illinois’ adult-use cannabis market kicking off tomorrow, key industry players are bracing for strong demand. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 31, 2019

Cannabis Briefs for December 31, 2019

•Canopy Growth has launched First & Free, a new line of hemp-derived CBD products, in the U.S. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 31, 2019

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