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Fallout: The Epic Collapse Of Wicked Weed Fest

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Fallout: The Epic Collapse Of Wicked Weed Fest

By Editor In Chief Ed M Morris The fallout from AB InBev's purchase of Wicked Weed continues. Late afternoon on May 9th, Wicked Weed posted the following on their Facebook page: The cancellation will impact Asheville's economy and the businesses there who would most likely lose out on sales from visitors who were coming to the festival. Tax revenue would be lost as well. One of the charities the festival was to support, Eblen Charities, is a non-profit organization whose outreach supports counties of western North Carolina and through its programs has helped thousands of families each year with medical and...

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Is There Nothing We Can Do?

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Is There Nothing We Can Do?

By Templars Guest Blogger Mike Malsed   There's Nothing You, or Anyone, Can do . . . Really? Yes, we all know by now that Wicked Weed has been bought out by Anheuser Busch Inbev. Yet another high-profile craft brewer has left our ranks of independents. The outrage was easily predicted and, interestingly enough, came from both sides of the argument. A significant portion came from those of us who lashed out against ABI and Wicked Weed; another large portion came out against us, saying that it was perfectly fine and even good that Wicked Weed got paid for their efforts...

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