Shryne Group Names John Malone Its New General Counsel



LOS ANGELES – September 26, 2019 – Shryne Group, a vertically-integrated cannabis holding company with an asset and license portfolio covering the breadth of California, announced today the appointment of corporate governance and cannabis law expert John Malone as its general counsel.

Malone joins Shryne Group from Arent Fox, LLP where he acted as the company’s lead outside cannabis and corporate counsel. He has advised several cannabis startups, helping them with strategic planning in the context of complex regulatory frameworks. Malone has counseled both businesses and government agencies on cannabis regulations. Additionally, he brings experience from other operationally intensive industries, including hospitality, healthcare and technology.

“John is one of the best in the industry in the areas of corporate governance and cannabis law,” said Brian Mitchell, chief executive officer and co-founder of Shryne Group. “His experience navigating the constantly evolving regulated cannabis industry will ensure compliance and corporate governance are strictly adhered to at Shryne Group.”

“Shryne Group is building the most valuable cannabis enterprise in the world,” said Malone. “And I am proud to be part of building something that will live on for generations.”

About Shryne Group 
Shryne Group Inc. is a Los Angeles-based cannabis holding company with a fully, vertically integrated asset and license portfolio covering the breadth of California, the largest legal cannabis market in the world. The enterprise is the result of the synergetic integration of profitable cannabis assets and veteran professionals who have come together for the opportunity to shape this industry. Our vision is informed by an intimate understanding of cannabis culture, its history and the collective expertise of decades of experience in diverse fields. Our STIIIZY product line is one of the best-selling cannabis brands in the market today. We are rooted in California, but currently have operations in Nevada, Washington and Michigan, and distribution networks to future markets in more than 60 countries. For more information, visit

Media Contact:
John McCartney
Wise PR for the Shryne Group
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