Since banks remain reluctant to work with marijuana dispensaries, the industry remains burdened with cash for the most part. Needless to say, the liability to cannabis companies that are holding large amounts of cash are obvious. Marijuana delivery robberies are becoming very commonplace in places like California. In one town close to San Francisco called […]
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In January, 50 pounds of medical marijuana produced by mostly Michigan caregivers was recalled after it was discovered that it was contaminated with E. coli, arsenic, salmonella and cadmium. Marijuana lab test facilities are mandated in almost all states that have legalized medical cannabis with the exception of states like Oregon. Heavy metals, microbials and […]
The battle to win marijuana grow licenses in states like Nevada have resulted in some very aggressive legal challenges. One such example in Las Vegas highlights the advantages of having cannabis D&O Liability Insurance coverage. Michael and Robert Frey are joint owners with Verano Holdings of a 50,000 acre cannabis cultivation and processing facility in […]
All sorts of insurance is necessary for cannabis grows, but landlords leasing out to a marijuana grow facility also need to consider whether they have the right sort of marijuana insurance coverage before signing contracts. Due to the illegal status of marijuana federally, being involved in a business that touches the actual plant violates many […]
The amount of liability in the marijuana industry is staggering. Possibly the greatest financial risk of owning a cannabis dispensary, or any business that handles the marijuana plant on a regular basis, is that most cannabis based companies are left with no choice but to work on a cash-only basis leaving them vulnerable to robbery. […]
Opinions on the emerging cannabis industry are so numerous that they are beyond my ability to track them. Everyone is either claiming to be an authority on the business of legal marijuana, or are striving to become the authority. The truth is that nobody is a complete authority on legal cannabis. It is still too […]
Cannabis advocates, for the most part, are very well versed in the socio-economics of legalizing cannabis. They can tell you historical criminal data, they can talk to you about the health benefits and impacts of the plant along with many other data points. While all that is fantastic, if you’re new to the world of […]
The beauty of the cannabis industry is that as it becomes less taboo, more opportunities will arise for more individuals to profit in the flourishing field. Not everyone involved in the cannabis industry can be a dispensary owner or a cannabis grower. There is a need for budteneders, bud trimmers and cannabis insurance providers like S2S […]
The cannabis industry in the United States and across the world continues to expand at a rapid pace. Canada, Jamaica, Argentina, Spain, The Netherlands, even Russia have either decriminalized cannabis for personal use or legalized recreational use, growing and the sale of cannabis. There are many other countries and regions where legalization and decriminalization are happening […]
If you are in the cannabis industry chances are you know what the letters THC stand for. Tetrahydrocannabinol, also known as THC, is the principal psychoactive constituent of cannabis. THC is specifically listed under Schedule I by US federal law under the Controlled Substances Act for having “no accepted medical use” and a “lack of […]
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