Vertical Wellness is Established

Catching up here, after the farm bill passed legalizing hemp Federally in the US, Vertical Companies created Vertical Wellness and named me as CEO. Effective April 1, Vertical Wellness will be spun off to the shareholders and be a completely stand alone company. We expect to attract institutional capital to this entity and pave the …

2018 Farm Bill Legalizes Hemp In US

Last week the President signed the 2018 Farm Bill which legalizes Hemp in the US. This is a monumental step forward for the cannabis industry and for the US consumer. Below is my interview on Midas Letter Raw last Friday. I was on the road visiting family for the holidays so the interview was done …

Farm Bill Poised To Pass: Legalizing Hemp Across the Land

The Farm Bill of 2018 just passed the House and Senate and sits on the President’s Desk.  Here are some thoughts on its impact on the Hemp and CBD industries as well as information on our activities in the space, I have shared in a number of interviews. Here is our Vertical Wellness operation getting …

Standing Up: A Personal Journey To The Legal Cannabis Industry

I never imagined I’d be writing about this topic. For 25 years, I’ve enjoyed an amazing journey as a serial entrepreneur building companies and brands, leading companies in the beer, wine and spirits, distribution, and technology industries. The alcohol industry has been good to me and to my family. Other than a little exposure in …

COURTNEY DORNE AND J SMOKE WALLIN JOIN VERTICAL COMPANIES EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM

VERTICAL EXPANDS EXECUTIVE TEAM; CEMENTS LEADERSHIP IN LEGAL CANNABIS INDUSTRY Courtney Dorne, J. Smoke Wallin bring significant executive experience in Food and Alcohol Beverages to one of country’s leading medical cannabis companies Los Angeles, CA (January 25, 2018) – Vertical, one of the country’s leading vertically integrated medical cannabis companies, announced today the addition of …