Alyson Jaen Authors mg Magazine Article: “What’s Blocking Hospitality? A Web of Complex Issues is Stifling What Could be a Vibrant Sector”

When you check in at a spa, it’s not unusual to be offered a bubbly refresher before your treatments. Nor is it uncommon to pop down from your hotel suite for a nightcap at the lobby bar. Indeed, a drink before and after a meal is so commonplace we’ve borrowed the French phrases aperitif and digestif. Alcohol pairings and hospitality go hand in hand.

It’s almost impossible to imagine a world where your favorite seltzers, beers, and liquors are available only at retail stores, never at restaurants, bars, or lodging establishments. Yet this is exactly where the cannabis industry finds itself, even in states where recreational use has been legal for years.

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