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Wine and Spirits Wholesaler Association Voices Support for Cannabis Legalization

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As the majority of beer business stakeholders continue to examine what impact recreational cannabis could have on the industry, one alcohol trade association has officially come out in support of legalizing the psychedelic drug.
The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America , A Washington, D.C. trade group that works to advance the interests of distributors and brokers of wine and spirits, yesterday announced “an official policy position in favor of a state's right to establish a legal, well-regulated, adult-use cannabis marketplace.”
In doing so, the WSWA became the first beverage alcohol...
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Don't Let Incompetent Wine Wholesalers Kill Cannabis

Don't Let Incompetent Wine Wholesalers Kill Cannabis

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If there is one thing you can reliably count on in the same way you can count on the sun rising and setting, it is the leadership of America's wine and spirit wholesalers disregarding what's good for the marketplace and consumers and landing on a policy that primarily benefits them. A corollary to this fact of life is that this same booze wholesaler leadership will cast their self-serving positions in the guise of societal good. So, it's no surprise that...
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