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Up In Smoke

The news was met with a lot of chuckles. In April 2018, former House Speaker John Boehner was reported to have joined Acreage Holdings, a firm that invests in the medical marijuana industry, as an advisor. That was quite a turnaround for a politician who once famously said, “I am unalterably opposed to the...


Generation X-tasy

Once a year, some 36,000 attendees gather in Las Vegas to attend the Nightclub & Bar Show. It’s an annual ritual that involves visiting hundreds of exhibits with many offering showgoers samples of the latest in adult beverage innovation. At the conference, there were a host of vendors pushing the alcoholic envelope in...

Innovation 101

Questions people have about innovation: