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Canadian cannabis pioneer Canopy Growth hires Constellation Brands CFO as new CEO

Canadian cannabis pioneer Canopy Growth hires Constellation Brands CFO as new CEO

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 30, 2019

On Monday, December 9, Canopy Growth Corporation announced that David Klein – chief financial officer of Constellation Brands Inc. – will be taking on the role of the Canadian cannabis producer’s new chief executive. Klein will replace Mark Zekulin from January 14 onwards. Constellation Brands owns a ...

Alcohol sales dropped significantly in states with legal medical cannabis

Alcohol sales dropped significantly in states with legal medical cannabis

Sara Tiradossi

December 6, 2017

Alcohol sales have dropped as much as 15 percent in states with legal medical cannabis, according to a new working study from the University of Connecticut and Georgia State University. The study added information on how cannabis availability could reduce alcohol consumption, which is more harmful...

Budweiser’s former marketing chief jumps into cannabis industry

Budweiser’s former marketing chief jumps into cannabis industry

Sara Tiradossi

November 14, 2017

Budweiser’s former chief marketing officer Chris Burggraeve recently moved from beer to cannabis, a sign of the alcohol industry’s growing interest in the cannabis business. Burggraeve has now joined the advisory board of GreenRush Group, a San Francisco-based startup that sees itself as the “Amazon...

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