Cannabis

Aphria Leaders Share Vision for SweetWater

Aphria Leaders Share Vision for SweetWater

With the proposed acquisition of Atlanta-headquartered SweetWater Brewing Company yesterday, Canadian cannabis company Aphria believes it’s on the path to becoming a vice industry powerhouse.

Colorado Elects John Hickenlooper to US Senate; Recreational Cannabis Legalized in 4 States

Colorado Elects John Hickenlooper to US Senate; Recreational Cannabis Legalized in 4 States

John Hickenlooper — a Democrat, former Colorado governor and co-founder of Denver-based Wynkoop Brewing — will become the first craft brewer to win a seat in the U.S. Senate after defeating incumbent Sen. Cory Gardner (R.-Colo.) on Tuesday. “Clearly people are saying it’s time to turn the page, it’s time for a different approach,” Hickenlooper… Read more »

Constellation Brands CFO Named New CEO of Canopy Growth

Constellation Brands CFO Named New CEO of Canopy Growth

Canadian Cannabis company Canopy Growth Corporation announced today the appointment of David Klein as CEO, effective January 14, 2020. Meanwhile, Constellation Brands has named Garth Hankinson as Klein’s replacement.

People Moves: Constellation Brands Promotes Mallika Monteiro Again; Ceria Beverages Names VP of Business Development

People Moves: Constellation Brands Promotes Mallika Monteiro Again; Ceria Beverages Names VP of Business Development

Constellation Brands has once again promoted Mallika Monteiro. Last Friday, the New York-headquartered maker of Mexican import brands Corona, Modelo and Pacifico appointed Monteiro as executive vice president and chief growth and strategy officer. Meanwhile, Ceria Beverages, which makes THC-infused, non-alcoholic beers, has appointed Greg Miller as its first vice president of business development.

Cannabiniers to Launch Two Roots Line of Non-Alcoholic, Non-Infused Craft Beers

Cannabiniers to Launch Two Roots Line of Non-Alcoholic, Non-Infused Craft Beers

Lighthouse Strategies — the maker of the Cannabiniers and Two Roots lines of cannabis-infused non-alcoholic craft beers – announced today plans to roll out a line of non-infused, non-alcoholic craft beers. Starting in September, Two Roots’ non-alcoholic beers will be available in 145 BevMo! stores throughout California.

Last Call: Pyramid Owner Settles Lawsuit with Alehouse Staff; Manhattan Beer Distributors, Delivery Drivers Battle Over Alleged ‘Wage Theft’

Last Call: Pyramid Owner Settles Lawsuit with Alehouse Staff; Manhattan Beer Distributors, Delivery Drivers Battle Over Alleged ‘Wage Theft’

In this week’s edition of Last Call: Pyramid owner FIFCO USA settles a lawsuit with its Alehouse staff; Manhattan Beer Distributors and its delivery drivers battle over alleged ‘wage theft;’ Left Hand enters the CBD-infused, non-alcoholic drink market; New Delhi bans A-B InBev for three years; and more news bites.

Cannabis Forum 2019: The Evolution of Demand for Infused Products

Cannabis Forum 2019: The Evolution of Demand for Infused Products

The global cannabis market today — both legal and illicit — stands at $344 billion, according to New Frontier Data. With only an estimated 263 million users worldwide, the segment is poised for tremendous growth as regulatory barriers break down and consumers become more interested in the space.

Canopy Growth Corporation Terminates Co-Founder and Co-CEO Bruce Linton

Canopy Growth Corporation Terminates Co-Founder and Co-CEO Bruce Linton

Canopy Growth Corporation (TSE: WEED) today announced that co-CEO Bruce Linton has stepped down as chief executive and board member. However, Linton, who co-founded the company in 2013, called into CNBC to clarify that he was fired from the world’s largest cannabis company.