Craft Beer & Cannabis: Oskar Blues Founder Joins Veritas Fine Cannabis

Dale Katechis introduced the world to canned craft beer back in 2002. As the founder of Oskar Blues, he led the company and the country down a new path for independent craft brewers. In this piece, we sit down with Dale Katechis to learn about his new foray into cannabis and drink a few of his namesake beers, Dale’s Pale Ale.

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Can Cannabis Avoid Alcohol’s 3-Tier Distribution System?

On the road to nationwide legalization, cannabis and spirits share similar stories. But here’s the one step the cannabis industry should avoid copying, if it can.

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5 Pivotal Trends Propelling Growth For the Medical Cannabis Market: 2021-2027

New product developments, regional demand shifts and different drug delivery mechanisms will become more disruptive for the global medical cannabis market in the years to come.

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A Q&A with George Mancheril, Founder & CEO of Bespoke Financial

Bespoke Financial is the nation’s first commercial lender focused on the cannabis industry. In this piece, we sit down with Founder & CEO George Mancheril to hear about his company, their successes and how the past few years have shaped the future of cannabis lending.

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A Q&A with Rob Sechrist, President of Pelorus Equity Group and Manager of the Pelorus Fund

In this article, Aaron Green sits down with Rob Sechrist, President of Pelorus Equity Group and Manager of the Pelorus Fund to learn more about value-add lending and to get his perspective on recent trends in the cannabis industry. While most cannabis private equity lenders focus on real estate acquisition and refinancing, Pelorus has leveraged its experience in more than 5,000 transactions of varying size and complexity to offer value-add loans, a rarity in the industry.

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Can Cannabis Get Even More Social?

As cannabis trends toward nationwide legality, can it find better marketing opportunities as platforms evolve with the times?

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Navigating the Complexities of Out-of-Home Cannabis Advertising Nationwide

Dealing with a messy patchwork of state laws, cannabis companies are getting creative with their marketing strategies. Through OOH advertising, companies are creating brand awareness, marketing their products and driving traffic to their websites and storefronts.

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Flower-Side Chats Part 6: A Q&A with Fabian Monaco, CEO of Gage Cannabis

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In this Part 6, Green sits down with Fabian Monaco, CEO of Gage Cannabis, to learn more about the Michigan market, what he looks for in cultivation partners and his criteria for geographical expansion.

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HUB International Announces New Cannabis Specialty Leader

HUB International, an insurance brokerage serving the cannabis industry, has announced Bradley Rutt as their new U.S. cannabis specialty leader, working alongside Jay Virdi, chief sales officer for cannabis.

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Growing the Seed of Sale: Integrating Security with Business Opportunity

Security is critical, and thankfully, growers and providers have many tools available to protect their investment. For those businesses in the cannabis market looking to supplement their security operations with other workforce but may not have the budget or infrastructure to do so, remote security operations services are something you should consider.

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