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Smoke Wallin’s Vertical Cos. Sees THC, CBD Portfolios Come Into Focus

California cannabis operator Vertical Companies and its CBD arm Vertical Wellness are helmed by drinks industry veteran Smoke Wallin, who in recent years has made the leap to cannabis. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 18, 2020

Cannabis Briefs for July 2, 2019

•Matthew Ippolito has joined Vertical Companies as vice president of sales. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 2, 2019

Cannabis Briefs for June 18, 2019

Vertical Companies, a California cannabis brand producer and distributor, will acquire the newly formed cannabis holding company Umbrla for $462.5 million. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 18, 2019

Interview, Part 2: Vertical Cos. President Smoke Wallin

In the second part of our interview with Smoke Wallin, the president of Vertical Companies discusses the group’s new CBD offshoot Vertical Wellness, Canadian competition, and the future of cannabis beverages. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 23, 2019

Interview, Part 1: Smoke Wallin, President, Vertical Companies

Drinks industry veteran Smoke Wallin transitioned to the cannabis business early last year, becoming president of Vertical Companies, a vertically integrated producer and distributor of cannabis and hemp CBD products with operations in California, Arizona, and Kentucky. SND’s Danny Sullivan met recently with Wallin to discuss the parallels between the beverage alcohol and cannabis markets, as well as Vertical’s brand portfolio and distribution operations. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 16, 2019

Cannabis Briefs for April 9, 2019

•More than 20 cities in California have sued the state’s Bureau of Cannabis Control and its head, Lori Ajax, over its decision to allow marijuana deliveries anywhere in the state, regardless of local bans on cannabis retailers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 9, 2019